congresswoman

noun con·gress·wom·an \ ˈkäŋ-(g)rəs-ˌwu̇-mən \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of congresswoman

: a woman who is a member of a congress; especially : a woman who is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives

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First Known Use of congresswoman

1917


CONGRESSWOMAN Defined for English Language Learners

congresswoman

noun

Definition of congresswoman for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who is a member of a congress and especially of the U.S. House of Representatives


CONGRESSWOMAN Defined for Kids

congresswoman

noun con·gress·wom·an \ ˈkäŋ-grəs-ˌwu̇-mən \

Definition of congresswoman for Students

plural congresswomen \-grəs-ˌwi-mən\
: a woman member of a congress and especially of the United States House of Representatives

Law Dictionary

congresswoman

noun con·gress·wom·an

legal Definition of congresswoman

plural congresswomen
: a female member of Congress; especially : a female member of the U.S. House of Representatives

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