chairwoman

noun chair·wom·an \ -ˌwu̇-mən \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of chairwoman

plural chairwomen
: a woman who serves as chairman

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First Known Use of chairwoman

1685


CHAIRWOMAN Defined for English Language Learners

chairwoman

noun

Definition of chairwoman for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who leads a meeting, organization, committee, or event


CHAIRWOMAN Defined for Kids

chairwoman

noun chair·wom·an \ ˈcher-ˌwu̇-mən \

Definition of chairwoman for Students

plural chairwomen \-ˌwi-mən\
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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