chair-women

chairwoman

[chair-woom-uhn]
noun, plural chairwomen.
a woman who presides over a meeting, committee, department, etc.
Also called chairlady.


Origin:
1690–1700; chair + woman

chair, chairman, chairperson, chairwoman (see usage note at chairperson).


See chairperson.
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