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clubwoman

[kluhb-woo m-uh n]
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noun, plural club·wom·en.
  1. a woman who engages in club activities, especially one prominent in social or civic organizations.
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Origin of clubwoman

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95; club + -woman
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Related Words for clubwoman

cosmopolitan, socialite, clubwoman, mondaine

Examples from the Web for clubwoman

Historical Examples of clubwoman

  • Mrs. Hutchinson seems to have been New England's first clubwoman.

    The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees

    Mary Caroline Crawford

  • She had on, her grandmother thought with discouragement, her clubwoman's face.

    Rose MacLeod

    Alice Brown


British Dictionary definitions for clubwoman

clubwoman

noun plural -women
  1. a woman who is an enthusiastic member of a club or clubs
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