48 Cool Words For Women You Didn’t Know Existed

Coquette

A woman who lightly flirts

A more sophisticated take

Harmonious

Belle

An admired and attractive girl or woman; a girl or woman whose charm and beauty make her a favorite

My dearest Disney princess lives up to her name.

Bluestocking

An intellectual or literary woman, an educated woman who is interested in books and ideas

    Passionate

    Transforming

Adventuress

A woman who enjoys or seeks adventure; a female adventurer

One of my favorites.

Passionate

Bellibone

A woman excelling in both beauty and goodness

    Wellness

Succulent

Aviatrix

A female pilot or aviator

Not something you can use every day, but doesn’t it just make you want to be one?

    Worthy

Sylph

An imaginary spirit of the air, or a graceful woman

Not the word for Zumba class, but definitely appropriate for yoga.

    Radiance

    Renewal

Yenta

A gossip or a blabbermouth

You have to admit, it’s fun to say.

    Thriving

Ingénue

An endearingly innocent and wholesome young woman

Simply lovely.

    Purposeful

    Exuberant

Doyenne

A woman is the most respected or prominent person in a particular field; a kickass female leader

A great moniker for your local careerwoman.

    Energetic

Collegiette

A female college student

This zesty little term was coined by college blog Her Campus to describe intellectual, trendy, sophisticated young college women.

    Brilliance

    Abundance

Editrix/editress

A female editor

What underused gems! Urban Dictionary’s definition: “a female editor who demands you to finesse your lingo.” Guilty as charged.

    Align

    Visionary

Dowager

Any classy and dignified older woman

There’s a reason they use it to describe queens.

    Luminous

    Creativity

Victress 

A female victor; a woman who is victorious

I’m a little biased, since this uses the same Latin roots as my own name, but doesn’t this just make you want to do a complicated martial arts sequence to an ’80s music montage? I immediately picture Simone Biles wearing all her Olympic medals.

    Discovery

    Results

    Love

Mavourneen

Irish-Gaelic term of endearment meaning “my darling”

You don’t have to have the blood of the leprechauns to make use of this little beauty.

    Release

    Peaceful

    Growth

Colleen

Any unmarried girl

A cuter alternative to “miss”

    Imagination

    Courageous

    Serendipity

    Grace

    Harmonious

Demoiselle

An unmarried girl or young woman

Still holding out for everyday usage.

    Visualize

    Clarity

    Focus

    Persistence

Demimondaine

A woman of the demimonde (a group who enjoys extravagant lifestyle of fine foods and clothes), an eclectic mixture of sharp business acumen, social skills, and hedonism

So, pretty much the entire female cast of Gossip Girl.

    Service

    Philanthropy

    Faith

    Outrageous

Regina

A queen

Speaking of queens…

    Prosperity

    Insightful

Termagant

Troublemaking woman who starts brawls

Saucy!

    Unlimited

    Unleash

    Results

Virago

A woman of great strength; a female warrior

Why isn’t this used more often?

    Uncover

    Solutions

Duenna

A female guardian

With the title of duenna, comes great responsibility.

    Quality

    Power/Powerful

Amie

While we’re on the French trend, here’s a term for a female pal or friend

Now you’ll have a cute salutation for snail mail letters to not-so-local friends.

    Compelling

    Exciting

Godiva

An allusion to the legend of the au-naturale young equestrian, a godiva refers to a beautiful and perhaps mystical young woman

A definition almost as delicious as the chocolate.

    Accomplish

    Instantaneous

    Worthwhile

   

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