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Definitions of Females

  1. Human adult females as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.
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Quotes of Females

  1. But because it was able to balance that kind of humor with a sweet story and characters you really rooted for and also got across the girls' point of view, I've heard nothing but great things from younger and older females as well. – Jason Biggs
  2. It's incredible how nature sets females up to take care of people, and yet it is tricky for them to take care of themselves. – Bjork
  3. Usually when you see females in movies, they feel like they have these metallic structures around them, they are caged in by male energy. – Bjork
  4. The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: It's a girl. – Shirley Chisholm
  5. There is a great reform required in the education and habits of females – Ezra Cornell
  6. The more potent, unasked question is how society at large reacts to eager, voluntary violence by females and to the growing evidence that women can be just as aggressive as men. – Katherine Dunn
  7. About 10, 000 years ago, males and females were acting equitably and were treating one another as equals, and then males took over the power, because they have physical power and physical strength. – Jane Elliot
  8. All the Disney lead male characters always have this kind of John Davidson kind of look to them. They all look like the same guy, and all the females look like the same, and I think the guys are just way too big. – Mike Judge
  9. In the seventies we had to make it acceptable for people to accept girls and women as athletes. We had to make it okay for them to be active. Those were much scarier times for females in sports. – Billie Jean King
  10. Keeping a feminine approach is vital- men hate bossy females – Ida Lupino
  11. I want, in this school, that one sex shall have equal advantage with the other, and I want particularly that females shall have open to them every employment suitable to their sex. – Leland Stanford
  12. There is a class system in acting just like in anything else. Black females fall in a category below black male actors. – Debra Wilson

Usage examples for Females

  1. A more comical picture is seldom presented than that of one of these highly- dressed females engaged in the homely and necessary task of grinding corn for herself and family. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  2. The females usually catch it most. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  3. No sooner were the females sent below, than sail was made on the brig, and she began to beat through the passage, making long legs and short ones. – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  4. The ascent to the great pyramid, though not without difficulty and danger, is frequently accomplished, even by females – Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3) by S. Spooner
  5. The male, left to his own resources, had a tendency to " give up" and creep into the brush and die, while the females reduced to skin and bones, struggled on, gnawing at the frozen stumps of sagebrush, battling to the last. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  6. The regular loiterers had long hair, cadaverous faces, and large, lustrous eyes, and where females appeared, they were generally in pinched faces, flowing hair, long pantaloons and short gowns, as if ready for a grand Amazon- march upon the gullible public. – The Spiritualists and the Detectives by Allan Pinkerton
  7. No, my father, so much the worse; without an intimate knowledge of those females there is little use going to college at all. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  8. One of our objects is to prevent the amalgamation now going on, so far as can be done, by placing one million of the females of this country under the protection of law. –  by
  9. The fact that savages were about to attack the ranch in which his comrade Dick Darvall was staying, and that there were females in the place, was enough to settle the question. – Charlie to the Rescue by R.M. Ballantyne
  10. " They're females said Ralph Addington contemptuously. – Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gillmore
  11. There the three females cheerfully appear Determined they a welcome will bestow Such as most virtuous minds alone can show. – The Emigrant Mechanic and Other Tales In Verse Together With Numerous Songs Upon Canadian Subjects by Thomas Cowherd
  12. The ruffians indulged in the pleasures of the bottle for some time longer, and then having ordered down the females treated them with even less humanity than characterized their conduct towards the others. – The Pirates Own Book by Charles Ellms
  13. These latter and shell- fish it is the business of the females to collect and prepare. – The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine by Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine
  14. But the trailmen's lives are so balanced that they have no room for extra females within the Nests- the cities. – The Planet Savers by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  15. Not even by the females of their kind? – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  16. In each region the females have thus copied two or three different immune species. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  17. " Females are certainly alike under their skins, whether they're angels or Hottentots," Ralph Addington commented. – Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gillmore
  18. Those nouns which denote females are of the feminine gender. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  19. Their females wouldn't look twice at either of us. – Delayed Action by Charles Vincent De Vet
  20. The older females had not only rings hanging from their ears, but still more valuable ornaments depended from their noses. – The Land of Mystery by Edward S. Ellis