horsewoman

noun
horse·​wom·​an | \ ˈhȯrs-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce horsewoman (audio) \

Definition of horsewoman

1 : a woman who is a rider or a driver of horses especially : one whose skill is exceptional
2 : a woman skilled in caring for or managing horses
3 : a woman who breeds or raises horses

Examples of horsewoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her body was buried with her legs bowed, in the position of a horsewoman, with two spears alongside. National Geographic, "The fierce Amazons were more than just a myth—they were real," 18 June 2020 My mother, Aileen, a keen horsewoman, didn't really share his interest. John Pearley Huffman, Car and Driver, "Sir Stirling Moss, Legendary Racer, Dies at 90," 12 Apr. 2020 At the time of Kelsey's disappearance, phone records show that Patrick Frazee was in touch with Krystal Kenney Lee — a nurse and avid horsewoman who grew up here. CBS News, "Patrick Frazee sentenced: Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth gets justice a year after Thanksgiving Day killing," 23 Nov. 2019 At the time of Kelsey's disappearance, phone records show that Patrick Frazee was in touch with Krystal Kenney Lee — a nurse and avid horsewoman who grew up here. CBS News, "Patrick Frazee sentenced: Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth gets justice a year after Thanksgiving Day killing," 23 Nov. 2019 At the time of Kelsey's disappearance, phone records show that Patrick Frazee was in touch with Krystal Kenney Lee — a nurse and avid horsewoman who grew up here. CBS News, "Patrick Frazee sentenced: Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth gets justice a year after Thanksgiving Day killing," 23 Nov. 2019 At the time of Kelsey's disappearance, phone records show that Patrick Frazee was in touch with Krystal Kenney Lee — a nurse and avid horsewoman who grew up here. CBS News, "Patrick Frazee sentenced: Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth gets justice a year after Thanksgiving Day killing," 23 Nov. 2019 At the time of Kelsey's disappearance, phone records show that Patrick Frazee was in touch with Krystal Kenney Lee — a nurse and avid horsewoman who grew up here. CBS News, "Patrick Frazee sentenced: Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth gets justice a year after Thanksgiving Day killing," 23 Nov. 2019 At the time of Kelsey's disappearance, phone records show that Patrick Frazee was in touch with Krystal Kenney Lee — a nurse and avid horsewoman who grew up here. CBS News, "Patrick Frazee sentenced: Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth gets justice a year after Thanksgiving Day killing," 23 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of horsewoman

circa 1578, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Horsewoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horsewoman. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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horsewoman

noun

English Language Learners Definition of horsewoman

: a woman who rides horses
: a woman who breeds or manages horses

horsewoman

noun
horse·​wom·​an | \ ˈhȯrs-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce horsewoman (audio) \
plural horsewomen\ -​ˌwi-​mən \

Kids Definition of horsewoman

: a woman skilled in riding on horseback or in handling horses

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