spokes·​wom·​an | \ ˈspōks-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce spokeswoman (audio) \

Definition of spokeswoman

: 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.
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1569, in the meaning defined above

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“Spokeswoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spokeswoman. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of spokeswoman

: a woman who speaks for or represents someone or something


spokes·​wom·​an | \ ˈspōks-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce spokeswoman (audio) \
plural spokeswomen\ -​ˌwi-​mən \

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