from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman who performs all the duties typically associated with several different full-time roles, such as wage earner, graduate student, mother, and wife.
- n. A woman with more than human powers.
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- n. A woman who looks after a home and children as well as being employed in a full-time job.
- n. A woman with superhuman powers.
Ms Horlick was dubbed 'superwoman' for balancing her high profile City career with bringing up her six children.
And from the outside, people tell me I'm a "superwoman" - running a growing company, raising two young boys (four and one) and still finding time to chat with my husband each day.
And from the outside, people tell me I'm a "superwoman" - running a growing company, raising two young boys four and one and still finding time to chat with my husband each day.
To blame may be what some are calling the superwoman syndrome.
If I sound like I want to be superwoman, that is not me at all.
If I was married to anyone I would like to think that respect extends to us not jumping into a relationship (as someone else so elequently stated) "before the ink dried .." maybe i'm just old-fashioned or not hollyweird enough for folks .. but like many have said prior A. Keys can do no wrong … i'll admit, chick is hot to friggin 'death tho … i just expected more from the so-called superwoman …
In an interview this afternoon with the Post editorial board's Jo-Ann Armao, D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee spoke frankly about the future of her position, her greatest regret and accomplishment, and what she thinks of her portrayal as "superwoman" in the documentary "Waiting for Superman."
Though we all know that Birtukan is an ordinary young woman destined to do extraordinary things, we should not mistake her for "superwoman" who can solve all problems for all people by waiving a magic wand.
Hornbostel, Salander's "superwoman," was not so lucky.
Does Asp's article mean that any woman trying to achieve it all, trying to be the best, trying to be "superwoman" will end up popping prescription pills?
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