co·​chair·​wom·​an | \ ˌkō-ˈcher-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce cochairwoman (audio) \
plural cochairwomen

Definition of cochairwoman

: a woman who is a cochairman I led him by the arm to find one of the two cochairwomen. I wanted to turn Randall over to her so that I could round up people to pose with him for the publicity photo.— Art Feinglass … Representative Toni Walker, the Democratic cochairwoman of the legislature's Appropriations Committee.— Susan Haigh As cochairwoman of Disney Media networks, she oversees influential TV institutions such as ABC, the Disney Channel, ABC Sports, Disney Channel Worldwide, and ABC Family among others.— Karin Klenke

First Known Use of cochairwoman

1928, in the meaning defined above

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“Cochairwoman.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 6 December 2019.

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