fish·​er·​wom·​an | \ ˈfi-shər-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce fisherwoman (audio) \

Definition of fisherwoman

: a woman who fishes as an occupation or for pleasure

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The Koli drape, from coastal Goa, turns the sari into pants to enable freedom of movement for fisherwomen. Meara Sharma, Vogue, "Why I Am Taking the Sari Back to the Street," 30 Apr. 2019 Whether a novice or experienced fisherwoman, everyone is welcome. Susan B. Barnes, USA TODAY, "Leave the kids behind: Summer camp for adults," 6 July 2018 From professional bass anglers to ice fisherwomen, there are more women than ever out there winning tournaments, hunting down huge stripers, or teaching their kids how to fly-fish. Brendan Leonard, Outside Online, "20 Things That Take Longer Than the Nose Ascent," 18 June 2018 Royal Caribbean also offers classes and gastro-tours that include cooking the day’s catch with an Alaskan fisherwoman or creating your own chocolates in St. Kitts. Veronica Stoddart, Condé Nast Traveler, "Why There’s Never Been a Better Time to Cruise (Hint: the Food)," 12 June 2018 A lonely sounding fisherwoman trawling off the coast of South Africa cast her net wide and wrote to me on yellow legal-pad paper. Michael Engelhard, Alaska Dispatch News, "Dating, Alaska style: Casting a wide net," 5 Aug. 2017 Daisy, an avid fisherwoman has participated in all five fishing trips. Guy Beaudoin from Yankee Outdoors LLC provides the licenses, bait and tackle, while Parkway Pavilion Healthcare hires a bus and provides lunch. Courant Community, "Community News For The Enfield Edition," 27 June 2017

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First Known Use of fisherwoman

1816, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of fisherwoman

: a woman who catches fish

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