New woman

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • New woman a name humorously applied to such modern women as rebel against the conventional restrictions of their sex, and ape men in their freedom, education, pursuits, amusements, clothing, manners, and sometimes morals
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. níwe, neówe; Ger. neu, Ir. nuadh, L. novus, Gr. neos.

Usage

In literature:

As a proof of this, the following experience may be cited of a New Work woman who wished to obtain a domestic employee for general housework.
"Wanted, a Young Woman to Do Housework" by C. Helene Barker
The new Lady Blackwater was an extremely beautiful woman, Irish, as the first had been, but like her in no other respect.
"The Marriage of William Ashe" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
The tall woman served a supper on deep, blue china, cooked as only they could cook in old New England.
"The Light in the Clearing" by Irving Bacheller
A woman who has divorced her husband retains the legal as well as the social right to use her husband's full name, in New York State at least.
"Etiquette" by Emily Post
In this new outrush of his genius he created a very different woman from Palma.
"The Poetry Of Robert Browning" by Stopford A. Brooke
She sees herself a great new woman with a career.
"His Family" by Ernest Poole
Is it a new thing for a woman to visit a page, that you make such a fuss about it?
"The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes" by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
When she turned her head, they were full of that new womanly dignity that yet did not obscure the shy innocence.
"Mavericks" by William MacLeod Raine
And then suddenly a new spirit seemed to take possession of me, and I knew that I had become another woman.
"The Woman Thou Gavest Me" by Hall Caine
We need a woman with sense and ideas on our committee to build the new church.
"Unleavened Bread" by Robert Grant
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In poetry:

It makes me laugh
to see a woman in this condition.
It makes me laugh for America and New York city
when your hands are cut off
and no one answers the phone.
"The Fury Of Abandonment" by Anne Sexton
Maid There is still some wine left in the chalice,
And the plate is served - preserves and marmalade.
Why the two of you are in his house?
Every night a new woman he desires.
"Three Wives Of A Mandarin" by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev
From the voice of one brave woman,
Who, in human sympathy,
With a pen of love and pity
Wrote the wrongs of slavery,
Came the glad new cry of triumph,
"They are free! Yes! They are free!"
"Unchained" by Olivia Ward Bush-Banks
Some dweller beneath the building,
Thinking of when it was new,
May say as his heart turns backward,
Keeping his age in view,
The woman who built this building,
Builded better than she knew.
"Harriet Beecher Stowe's Monument" by Frank Barbour Coffin
But his woman she really surprised him at that
Fer she got him new boots and a new Stetson hat.
He got in the front seat but she drove the car.
You know how old fellers with younger wives are.
"His Old Clothes" by Bruce Kiskaddon
Or, may be, flashing all intent
At call of some stern argument,
When the New Woman fain would be,
Like the Old Male, her husband, free.
The prose-man takes his mighty lyre
And talks like music set on fire!
"Paris Day" by Richard Le Gallienne

In news:

A northern New Jersey tanning salon frequented by a woman accused of taking her 6-year-old daughter into a tanning booth has been fined $5,200 for numerous alleged violations.
Justin Bieber and his legal team have shot down a new lawsuit by a 20-year-old woman from California who claims that the teen pop star fathered her child.
(AP) — Harrisburg police say a 25-year-old woman died after a condom-wrapped bottle of liquid PCP apparently leaked while she transported it from New York.
Harrisburg police say a 25-year-old woman died after a condom-wrapped bottle of liquid PCP apparently leaked while she transported it from New York.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Colorful former Gov Edwin Edwards, who turns 84 next month, on Friday married a 32-year-old woman who befriended him during his federal prison sentence for bribery and extortion.
In a new book, a psychiatrist details his most challenging case, a woman with 17 personalities.
New Tripoli-area woman stabs melon and phone book .
A New Jersey woman already in jail for allegedly stealing from a Philadelphia Hospital was charged with a similar crime in Delaware County.
Katie Hnida became the first woman to play in a Division I-A football game when she attempted an extra point for New Mexico in 2002.
A woman new to the Florida area was arrested for allegedly.
A new study has shown that woman actually do really weird things during that time of the month.
Here's a routine New York exchange, observed from an anonymous distance, that would never happen so gracefully in England: It's dark and raining, and a woman steps out of the Bowery Ballroom for a cigarette.
There is perhaps nobody with more questions—and the need for support—than a pregnant woman or new mother.
Super Man, Wonder Woman: The New Power Couple .
NEW YORK – An appeals court has ruled that a terminally ill New York City woman can allow doctors to remove her from a respirator .
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In science:

Trusting one of these new hypotheses becomes at first glance difficult to argue when only considering two random samples of size n in each population without the knowledge of sex (man or woman).
Tests on components of density mixtures
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