scrubwoman

noun

scrub·​wom·​an ˈskrəb-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce scrubwoman (audio)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The prime suspect was a scrubwoman in the building who was acquitted. Jc Reindl, Detroit Free Press, 31 Aug. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scrubwoman was in 1873

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“Scrubwoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scrubwoman. Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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