body woman

noun

Definition of body woman

US, politics
: a female personal assistant to a political candidate or politician Abedin has worked for the former US senator and secretary of state for many years, and traveled with her as her “body woman,” her closest aide.New York Post, 13 May 2013

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2008, in the meaning defined above

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“Body woman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/body%20woman. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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