Definition of sportswoman
: a woman who engages in sports
Recent Examples of sportswoman from the Web
A keen sportswoman growing up, rowing was her first sporting foray of note at a time when her parents were divorcing.
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First Known Use of sportswoman
SPORTSWOMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sportswoman for English Language Learners
: a woman who participates in sports
SPORTSWOMAN Defined for Kids
Definition of sportswoman for Students
: a woman who engages in or is interested in sports and especially outdoor sports
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