chairwoman

noun
chair·​wom·​an | \ ˈcher-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce chairwoman (audio) \
plural chairwomen

Definition of chairwoman

: a woman who serves as chairperson the committee's chairwoman the chairwoman of the university's physics department

Examples of chairwoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wang is also the chairwoman of electronics supplier VIA Technologies. Russell Flannery, Forbes, 20 June 2022 Worley was the former long-time chairwoman of the state party. al, 5 Apr. 2022 The Washington Post first reported the new letter, which was sent to the committee's chairwoman, Democratic Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York. Zachary Cohen And Evan Perez, CNN, 12 Apr. 2022 In 2019 she was named co-chairwoman of the Museum of Modern Art’s Black Arts Council. New York Times, 1 Apr. 2022 Four Republicans joined Democrats on the education committee in opposing the bill Tuesday morning, including both the committee's chairwoman, Rep. Regina Huff, and vice chairman, Rep. Steve Riley. Morgan Watkins, The Enquirer, 23 Mar. 2022 Four Republicans joined Democrats on the education committee in opposing the bill Tuesday morning, including both the committee's chairwoman, Rep. Regina Huff, and vice chairman, Rep. Steve Riley. Morgan Watkins, The Courier-Journal, 22 Mar. 2022 In turn, the chairwoman of the school board, Meagan Alderton, notified Mayor Justin Wilson and all city councilors. Inez Stepman, National Review, 18 Mar. 2022 The coalition, led by Rep Cori Bush, D-Mo., are all Democratic members in the House of Representative and include Congressional Black Caucus chairwoman, Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio. Mabinty Quarshie, USA TODAY, 11 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of chairwoman

1699, in the meaning defined above

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“Chairwoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chairwoman. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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chairwoman

noun
chair·​wom·​an | \ ˈcher-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce chairwoman (audio) \
plural chairwomen\ -​ˌwi-​mən \

Kids Definition of chairwoman

1 : a woman who leads a meeting, group, or event : chair
2 : a woman who is in charge of a company

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