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

Examples of cochairwoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Patients who now may be paying thousands of dollars annually for insulin would pay no more than $25 per month for the drug under the Senate plan, said Senator Cindy F. Friedman, cochairwoman of the Legislature’s Committee on Health Care Financing., "Massachusetts Senate leaders on Thursday will propose new legislation they say targets the high cost of prescription drugs, giving state officials the power to study and propose what they consider fair values for expensive medicines.," 7 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of cochairwoman

1928, in the meaning defined above

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“Cochairwoman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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