pitchwoman

noun

pitch·​wom·​an ˈpich-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce pitchwoman (audio)
: a woman who makes a sales pitch

Examples of pitchwoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Why are so many celebrities emerging as liquor pitchmen and pitchwomen? Dallas News, 2 Mar. 2023 Viola Davis was a rousing pitchwoman for The Woman King at TIFF, and the 57-year-old Oscar winner’s transformation into a brawny action star should not be underestimated. Vulture, 29 Sep. 2022 In the late 1990s, Miglin began appearing as a pitchwoman on the Home Shopping Network for her line of skin-care products, cosmetics and fragrances. Bob Goldsborough, chicagotribune.com, 21 Mar. 2022 The cast includes Sam Richardson, Harvey Guillen, Michaela Watkins, Cheyenne Jackson and Milana Vayntrub (best known for her TV spots as Lily, the AT&T pitchwoman). Los Angeles Times, 4 Feb. 2022 White’s extraordinary evolution as an actor, host, game show contestant, animal advocate, pitchwoman, author, producer and friend to many in the industry. Cynthia Littleton, Variety, 11 Dec. 2021 Michaela Watkins, Cheyenne Washington and sing-songy Milana Vayntrub (better known as an AT&T pitchwoman) are among the supporting victims in this quirky, non-too-scary lark. Chris Hewitt, Star Tribune, 1 July 2021 Fortunately, Lucy often ignored her husband’s instructions, resulting in hilarious employment as a Vitameatavegamin commercial pitchwoman; a vineyard grape stomper; and an assembly-line worker at a chocolate factory. Usa Today Staff, USA TODAY, 24 Mar. 2021 Granholm is already fast at work after being easily confirmed a few weeks ago, emerging as the pitchwoman for Biden’s interest in reviving the U.S. manufacturing base by building clean energy technologies. Josh Siegel, Washington Examiner, 8 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pitchwoman was in 1927

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“Pitchwoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pitchwoman. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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