One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Consisting of or intended for women only.‘an all-female cast’
- ‘The Spice Girls – a British manufactured all-female pop group – had an unprecedented success in the global popular music market of 1997.’
- ‘His company originally intended to market the rum to young women and hired an all-female advertising company to come up with a campaign to do so.’
- ‘Together we became the first all-female marketing team at our company.’
- ‘If you're less than confident about your body, you're likely to be less intimidated at an all-female club.’
- ‘There were nine sections of 5,000 words each; three of all-male conversation, three of all-female conversation, and three of mixed-sex conversation.’
- ‘Women who studied at this all-female, rather isolated college in Egham during the period had manifestly fewer chances of socialising with the opposite sex than did women in more coeducational settings.’
- ‘The documentary is devoted to St. Hilda's, the only all-female college left at Oxford.’
- ‘The next time you're in a restaurant, compare the discussions you hear between an all-male table and an all-female one.’
- ‘With the exception of all-female rodeos, where there are many events, most rodeos only have one option for women: the barrel race.’
- ‘Following the success of the all-female Richard III and The Taming of the Shrew last year, Much Ado About Nothing will be performed by a company of women players.’
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