committee-women

committeewoman

[kuh-mit-ee-woom-uhn]
noun, plural committeewomen.
1.
a woman serving as a member of a committee.
2.
a woman who is the leader of a political ward or precinct.

Origin:
1850–55; committee + woman


See -woman.
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