spokes·​wom·​an ˈspōks-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce spokeswoman (audio)
: a woman who speaks as the representative of another or others often in a professional capacity

Examples of spokeswoman in a Sentence

The company's spokeswoman addressed the reporters.
Recent Examples on the Web Ho’s spokeswoman Shelly Orio did not immediately respond to messages seeking comment on the new lawsuit. Theresa Clift, Sacramento Bee, 16 May 2024 Park District spokeswoman Liz Gogola said the matter has been resolved and the Park District has no further comment. Chloe Hilles, Chicago Tribune, 15 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for spokeswoman 

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Word History

First Known Use

1569, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of spokeswoman was in 1569

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“Spokeswoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spokeswoman. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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spokes·​wom·​an ˈspōk-ˌswu̇m-ən How to pronounce spokeswoman (audio)
: a woman who speaks for another or for a group
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