fire·​wom·​an ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce firewoman (audio)
plural firewomen
: a female firefighter
a volunteer firewoman

Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of firewoman was in 1868

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Cite this Entry

“Firewoman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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