noun, plural spokeswomen.
a woman who speaks for another person or for a group.

1645–55; spokes(man) + -woman

See -woman.
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spokesman, (feminine) spokesperson or (feminine) spokeswoman (ˈspəʊksmən, ˈspəʊksˌpɜːsən, ˈspəʊksˌwʊmən)
n , pl -men, -persons, -people, -women
a person authorized to speak on behalf of another person, group of people, or organization
spokesperson, (feminine) spokesperson or (feminine) spokeswoman
spokeswoman, (feminine) spokesperson or (feminine) spokeswoman

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They even brought down a government spokeswoman last year.
She's almost always treated as a spokeswoman for her gender and her race.
The spokeswoman spoke on customary condition of anonymity.
Walker's spokeswoman says everyone has the same goal of lifting the caps.
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