congresswoman
noun Date: 1917 a woman who is a member of a congress; especially a woman who is a member of the United States House of Representatives

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  • congresswoman — con·gress·wom·an n pl con·gress·wom·en: a female member of Congress; esp: a female member of the U.S. House of Representatives Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. congresswoman …   Law dictionary

  • congresswoman — [käŋ′griswoom΄ən] n. pl. congresswomen [käŋ′griswim΄in] [often C ] a woman member of Congress, esp. of the House of Representatives …   English World dictionary

  • congresswoman — [[t]kɒ̱ŋgrɪswʊmən[/t]] congresswomen N COUNT; N TITLE A congresswoman is a female member of the US Congress, especially of the House of Representatives. The meeting was organised by Congresswoman Maxine Waters …   English dictionary

  • congresswoman — UK [ˈkɒŋɡresˌwʊmən] / US [ˈkɑŋɡrəsˌwʊmən] noun [countable] Word forms congresswoman : singular congresswoman plural congresswomen UK [ˈkɒŋɡresˌwɪmɪn] / US [ˈkɑŋɡrəsˌwɪmɪn] a woman who is a member of the US congress, especially of the House of… …   English dictionary

  • congresswoman — noun (C) a woman who is a member of a congress, especially the US House of Representatives: an interview with Congresswoman Anne Harding …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • congresswoman — /kong gris woom euhn/, n., pl. congresswomen. (often cap.) a female member of a congress, esp. of the U.S. House of Representatives. [1915 20; CONGRESS + WOMAN] Usage. See woman. * * * …   Universalium

  • congresswoman — noun a) A female member of congress b) A female member of the …   Wiktionary

  • congresswoman — con|gress|wom|an [ˈkɔŋgrısˌwumən US ˈka:ŋ ] n plural congresswomen [ ˌwımın] a woman who is a member of a congress, especially the US House of Representatives …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • congresswoman — con|gress|wom|an [ kaŋgrəs,wumən ] (plural con|gress|wom|en [ kaŋgrəs,wımın ] ) noun count a woman who is a member of the U.S. Congress, especially of the House of Representatives …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • congresswoman — n. female member of a congress (especially of the United States Congress) Con·gress·man || kÉ’Å‹gresmÉ™n n. member of a congress (especially of the United States Congress) …   English contemporary dictionary

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