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[soo-per-woo m-uh n] /ˈsu pərˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural superwomen.
a woman of extraordinary or superhuman powers.
a woman who copes successfully with the simultaneous demands of a career, marriage, and motherhood.
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See -woman. Unabridged
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  • She is a sort of superwoman enacting the ideal escape from reality.
  • The press refers to her as a superwoman, and the list of her accomplishments tallies with that tag.
  • Be a superwoman or ask for help and take care of ourselves.
British Dictionary definitions for superwoman


noun (pl) -women
a woman who fulfils her many roles with apparently superhuman efficiency
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