horsewoman
noun Date: circa 1578 1. a woman who is a rider or a driver of horses; especially one whose skill is exceptional 2. a woman skilled in caring for or managing horses 3. a woman who breeds or raises horses

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  • Horsewoman — Horse wom an, n.; pl. {Horsewomen}. A woman who rides on horseback. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horsewoman — 1560s, from HORSE (Cf. horse) (n.) + WOMAN (Cf. woman). Cf. HORSEMAN (Cf. horseman) …   Etymology dictionary

  • horsewoman — [hôrs′woom΄ən] n. pl. horsewomen [hôrs′wim΄in] 1. a woman who rides on horseback 2. a woman skilled in the riding or managing of horses …   English World dictionary

  • horsewoman — [[t]hɔ͟ː(r)swʊmən[/t]] horsewomen N COUNT A horsewoman is a woman who is riding a horse, or who rides horses well. She developed into an excellent horsewoman …   English dictionary

  • horsewoman — UK [ˈhɔː(r)sˌwʊmən] / US [ˈhɔrsˌwʊmən] noun [countable] Word forms horsewoman : singular horsewoman plural horsewomen a woman who rides horses for pleasure or sport, especially someone who is good at riding …   English dictionary

  • horsewoman — horseman, horsewoman (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. equestrian, rider; cavalryman, chevalier, jockey. See travel, combatant …   English dictionary for students

  • horsewoman — horsewomanship, n. /hawrs woom euhn/, n., pl. horsewomen. 1. a woman who rides on horseback. 2. a woman who is skilled in managing or riding horses. [1555 65; HORSE + WOMAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • horsewoman — noun A woman who is skilled with horses, a female equestrian …   Wiktionary

  • horsewoman — horse|wom|an [ˈho:sˌwumən US ˈho:rs ] n plural horsewomen [ ˌwımın] a woman who rides horses …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • horsewoman — horse|wom|an [ hɔrs,wumən ] noun count a woman who rides horses for pleasure or sport, especially someone who is good at riding …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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