su·​per·​wom·​an | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce superwoman (audio) \

Definition of superwoman

: an exceptional woman especially : a woman who succeeds in having a career and raising a family

Examples of superwoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are some places where this may never happen, but Steamboat Springs in Colorado is one of those spots that make those superwoman experiences infinitely more attainable. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 28 Feb. 2022 My shift into releasing the superwoman cape came at a cost that most would not consider paying, but monumentally life changing. Sherry White, Essence, 19 Jan. 2022 Across the Potomac River, a little after Black Jesus spoke on Thursday, Gov. Glenn Youngkin encountered another superwoman. Washington Post, 4 Feb. 2022 The brand aims to help Black women debunk the superwoman archetype that many of us take on, sometimes to our own detriment. Jasmine Browley, Essence, 4 Jan. 2022 That’s why, unfortunately, Walker’s superwoman story of relentless workaholism is all too common among Black women. Jasmine Browley, Essence, 15 July 2021 Podcasts seemed to be a good medium for the busy superwoman trying to do it all. Jess Cording, Forbes, 17 May 2021 Margarita Olvera Virchis was such a superwoman, born in Mexico City on June 10, 1919 and taken away by a horrific accident, a hit and run, on Jan. 20, 1991. San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 May 2021 In the audience were her parents, in town from her childhood home in New Orleans, and her husband, who had described her as a kind of superwoman, along with six of their seven children, who led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance. New York Times, 11 Oct. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of superwoman

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Superwoman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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