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[spohks-woo m-uh n] /ˈspoʊksˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural spokeswomen.
a woman who speaks for another person or for a group.
Origin of spokeswoman
First recorded in 1645-55; spokes(man) + -woman
Usage note
See -woman. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Netta had any amount of presence of mind, and did not at all object to be spokeswoman.

  • "I am listening," said the King, and he designated the one who should be spokeswoman.

  • "Thank you," responded Esther, who appeared to be spokeswoman on all occasions.

    The Quiver 3/1900 Anonymous
  • "Miss Morgan shall be first spokeswoman," declared Sylvie gayly.

    Hope Mills Amanda M. Douglas
  • Cecilia is the spokeswoman, and Sybilla puts in sobbing corrections now and again.

    Alas! Rhoda Broughton

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