work·​wom·​an ˈwərk-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce workwoman (audio)
: a woman who works

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of workwoman was in the 14th century

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“Workwoman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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