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Definition of "swordswoman" [swordswoman]

  • A woman who is skilled in the use of swords. (noun)
  • A woman who is a fencer. (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 "swordswoman" in a sentence
  • "The swordswoman was to be the antagonizer, the sorceress the sympathizer."
  • "She customarily wore two short swords crisscrossed over her back—even in public—and was rumored to be an exceptional swordswoman."
  • "For every lily-white samsel he has to rescue, there's a remarkably tough chick who's either a swordswoman, a powerful queen or princess, a dominant sorceress, or just a woman with backbone."