spokeswoman

noun
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.

Recent Examples on the Web

The Anti-Defamation League is offering an additional $15,000 reward, a spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday. Travis Andersen, BostonGlobe.com, "FBI offering $20,000 reward in probe of fires at Chabad centers in Arlington and Needham," 6 Aug. 2019 Tara Ashton, a spokeswoman for the retail giant, told local Wisconsin station KTVU that the company is investigating the incident and working with law enforcement to review camera footage. Htv National Desk, Houston Chronicle, "Walmart investigating possible tampered shampoo after woman loses clumps of hair," 2 Aug. 2019 Tiffany Brown, a spokeswoman for Whitmer, would not answer directly Friday morning when asked whether Whitmer favors changing state law to allow undocumented immigrants to hold Michigan driver's licenses. Paul Egan, Detroit Free Press, "Gov. Whitmer backs driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants," 2 Aug. 2019 Tara Ashton, a spokeswoman for the retail giant, told local Wisconsin station KTVU that the company is investigating and working with law enforcement to review camera footage. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "Woman Loses Clumps of Hair After Using Walmart Shampoo, Prompting Concerns It Was Tampered With," 1 Aug. 2019 State and federal firefighters were helping city crews extinguish theblaze, SDFRD spokeswoman Monica Munoz said. Ramona Sentinel, "Brush fire blackens estimated 150 acres in Otay Mesa," 1 Aug. 2019 Johnson’s spokeswoman, Alison Donnelly, said Monday. Joe Mayes, Bloomberg.com, "Brexit Bulletin: Johnson’s Ultimatum," 30 July 2019 After learning of the police investigation, St. V-M placed Lester on unpaid leave in April and fired him in early May, a school spokeswoman told cleveland.com. Robin Goist, cleveland.com, "Former St. Vincent-St. Mary wrestling coach indicted on sexual abuse charges," 29 July 2019 Even the biggest player in the field, a spokeswoman told me, has had more than 10,000 complaints lodged against it over the last three years. Lew Sichelman, courant.com, "Housing Scene: Consumer groups turn up heat on warranties, Angie’s List," 26 July 2019

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spokeswoman

noun

English Language Learners Definition of spokeswoman

: a woman who speaks for or represents someone or something

spokeswoman

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

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: a woman who speaks for or represents someone or something

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