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In the Japanese language, there are several different words to refer to a woman, but depending on the word you choose, the meaning can be worlds different. On an evening out with the ladies at a Tokyo bar, an acquaintance jokingly recalled an anecdote in which supermarket staff addressed her as okusan. But apparently, the simple act of buying carrots automatically placed her in the category of a married woman. Used in verbal conversation; however, the word can have an insulting connotation, commonly used to look down on someone or imply either stupidity, sexuality, or bad temper, as in baka onna stupid woman , hidoi onna cruel woman , or ii onna chick , commonly used with a sexual connotation. Interestingly, when praising a woman, it is more common to use hito person or josei female , as in kirei na hito or kirei na josei beautiful woman.