career woman

or ca·reer·wom·an

[kuh-reer-woo m-uh n]

noun

a woman who has a profession or a business career.

Nearby words

  1. care-taker,
  2. care-worm,
  3. careen,
  4. career,
  5. career girl,
  6. careerism,
  7. careerist,
  8. careers adviser,
  9. careers master,
  10. careers mistress

Origin of career woman

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40

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