sportswoman

noun sports·wom·an \ ˈspȯrts-ˌwu̇-mən \

Definition of sportswoman

: a woman who engages in sports

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1724

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Definition of sportswoman for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who participates in sports


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sportswoman

noun sports·wom·an \ ˈspȯrts-ˌwu̇-mən \

Definition of sportswoman for Students

plural sportswomen \-ˌwi-mən\
: a woman who engages in or is interested in sports and especially outdoor sports

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