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Definition of "committeewoman" [committeewoman]

  • A woman who is a member of a committee. (noun)
  • A woman who is a party leader of a ward or precinct. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "committeewoman" in a sentence
  • "Cassie Wallender, a national committeewoman from the Washington Young Republican Federation, then wrote: “Someone please help a naïve Seattle girl out, is Eric’s comment a racist slur?”"
  • "Liz Lempert, a Princeton Township committeewoman, said she visited one local pharmacy that stayed open even though it lacked power."
  • "Just you watch, said Jody Dow, a committeewoman from Massachusetts."