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congresswoman

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noun con·gress·wom·an \-(g)rəs-ˌwu̇-mən\

Simple Definition of congresswoman

  • : a woman who is a member of a congress and especially of the U.S. House of Representatives

Full Definition of congresswoman

  1. :  a woman who is a member of a congress; especially :  a woman who is a member of the United States House of Representatives

1917

First Known Use of congresswoman

1917


CONGRESSWOMAN Defined for Kids

congresswoman

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noun con·gress·wom·an \ˈkäŋ-grəs-ˌwu̇-mən\

Definition of congresswoman

plural con·gress·wom·en \-grəs-ˌwi-mən\

  1. :  a woman member of a congress and especially of the United States House of Representatives




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