Definition of the female of the species in English:

the female of the species

phrase

humorous
  • Women or a woman.

    ‘it was one of those subtle hints that the female of the species sometimes use’
    • ‘You can distinguish the female of the species by her exposed cleavage and teetering walk.’
    • ‘There have been reports of dozens of roses, love letters and chocolates wooing the female of the species.’
    • ‘The female of the species is fast losing its claim to being the fairer sex.’
    • ‘The men come with a use-by date and duly depart leaving the stage - and the beach - to the female of the species.’
    • ‘You recognize a mating ritual of a man trying to assert his own among the female of the species.’
    • ‘I do not want to lose my right to be a democrat, I do not want to see the female of the species declassified.’
    • ‘The female of the species are supposed to be tough nuts.’
    • ‘The female of the species did even better then, with their portfolios actually growing by 2 %.’
    • ‘The striking thing is how most discussions on looks - or lack of them - centre on the female of the species.’
    • ‘Acknowledge that needlework is no longer the preserve of the female of the species.’