committeewoman

noun
com·​mit·​tee·​wom·​an | \ kə-ˈmi-tē-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce committeewoman (audio) \

Definition of committeewoman

1 : a woman who is a member of a committee
2 : a woman who is a party leader of a ward or precinct

Examples of committeewoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Berden currently serves as Michigan's national committeewoman for the Republican National Committee and Rodriguez is listed as the state committee chair for Grosse Pointe Farms in the 14th Congressional District Republican Party. Dave Boucher, Detroit Free Press, 28 Jan. 2022 Berden was a national committeewoman at the Republican National Committee and served as a Trump delegate at the 2016 GOP convention. Marshall Cohen, CNN, 28 Jan. 2022 Johnnie Roebuck, national Democratic committeewoman from Arkansas, said party members hope to hear from the White House soon about the two U.S. attorney appointments. Ryan Tarinelli, Arkansas Online, 13 Dec. 2021 Republican voters picked their state committeeman and committeewoman in the August primary. Anthony Man, sun-sentinel.com, 28 Nov. 2020 The new members include: *Democratic precinct committeewoman Deborah Gray in Ward 4 on the East Side. Courtney Astolfi, cleveland, 3 Nov. 2021 Squires-Lee rejected that argument Thursday, saying that write-in votes in the Second Suffolk state committeewoman race were not accurately counted or recorded and that those errors changed the results. BostonGlobe.com, 29 Oct. 2021 Deborah Gray, a Democratic precinct committeewoman and the twin sister of Ward 5 incumbent Councilwoman Delores Gray, was leading with about 57% of the vote, over Cleveland Public Library senior clerk Erick Walker, who had about 41%. Courtney Astolfi, cleveland, 2 Nov. 2021 The winding legal drama began shortly after the March 2020 election, when Chinnaswamy and two others ran write-in campaigns for the Republican Party’s Second Suffolk committeewoman seat. BostonGlobe.com, 29 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of committeewoman

1724, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Committeewoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/committeewoman. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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