Definition of Chairwoman

1. Noun. The officer who presides at the meetings of an organization. "Address your remarks to the chairperson"

Exact synonyms: Chair, Chairman, Chairperson, President
Specialized synonyms: Kalon Tripa, Vice Chairman
Generic synonyms: Presiding Officer
Derivative terms: Chair, Chair, Chairman, Chairmanship, Preside, Presidency, Presidency, Presidentship



Definition of Chairwoman

1. Noun. A female chairperson ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A charwoman ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chairwoman

1. [n -WOMEN]

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Literary usage of Chairwoman

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1. Genetics Testing in the New Millennium: Advances, Standards and Implications edited by Constance A. Morella (2001)
"Constance A. Morella (chairwoman of the subcommittee) presiding. chairwoman MORELLA [presiding]. I'm going to call the Subcommittee to order and welcome all ..."

2. National Gambling Impact Study Commission Final Report: Congressional Hearing edited by Ben Nighthorse Campbell (2001)
"STATEMENT OF DEBORAH DOXTATOR, chairwoman, ONEIDA TRIBE OF INDIANS OF WISCONSIN, ONEIDA, WI Ms. DOXTATOR. Good morning, Mr. Chairman, Mr. Vice Chairman and ..."

3. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"The Conservative chairwoman. . . was far more liberal than the Labour chair had been in calling speakers who opposed the motion —Mollie ..."

4. Merging the Deposit Insurance Funds: Hearing Before the Committee on Banking edited by Marge Roukema (2001)
"chairwoman ROUKEMA. OK. Mr. ISAAC. And that resolution remains on the books today ... chairwoman ROUKEMA. Are you familiar with the Leach legislation? ..."

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