noun, plural chairwomen.
a woman who presides over a meeting, committee, department, etc.
Also called chairlady.

1690–1700; chair + woman

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

See chairperson. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To chairwoman

the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; "address your remarks to the chairperson" [syn: president
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Example sentences
The chairwoman insisted that she had sent an e-mail message discouraging graduate students from withholding grades.
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature