Stateswoman States"wom`an (-w[oo^]m`an), n.; pl. {Stateswomen} (-w[i^]m`[e^]n). A woman concerned in public affairs. [1913 Webster]

A rare stateswoman; I admire her bearing. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

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  • stateswoman — /stayts woom euhn/, n., pl. stateswomen. 1. a woman who is experienced in the art of government. 2. a woman who exhibits great wisdom and ability in directing the affairs of a government. [1600 10; STATES(MAN) + WOMAN] Usage. See woman. * * * …   Universalium

  • stateswoman — noun A female statesperson. Ant: statesman …   Wiktionary

  • stateswoman — states|wo|man [ steıts,wumən ] noun count an experienced female political leader that many people respect …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stateswoman — n. woman who is experienced in administering government affairs, woman who is a wise and experienced political leader …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • stateswoman — states•wom•an [[t]ˈsteɪtsˌwʊm ən[/t]] n. pl. wom•en gov a woman who is an experienced and influential political leader, esp. one holding a high office in government • Etymology: 1600–10 usage: See woman …   From formal English to slang

  • stateswoman — noun a woman statesman • Hypernyms: ↑statesman, ↑solon, ↑national leader • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Thatcher, ↑Margaret Thatcher, ↑Margaret Hilda Thatcher, ↑Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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