[ uh-sem-blee-woo m-uh n ]
/ əˈsɛm bliˌwʊm ən /

noun, plural as·sem·bly·wom·en.

(sometimes initial capital letter) a woman who is a member of a legislative assembly, especially a member of the lower house of the legislature in certain states of the U.S.



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Origin of assemblywoman

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70; assembly(man) + woman

usage note for assemblywoman

See -woman. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020