councilwoman

[ koun-suh l-woo m-uh n ]
/ ˈkaʊn səlˌwʊm ən /

noun, plural coun·cil·wom·en.

a female member of a council, especially the local legislative body of a city.

Nearby words

  1. councilman,
  2. councilman body,
  3. councilmember,
  4. councilor,
  5. councilperson,
  6. counsel,
  7. counselee,
  8. counseling,
  9. counselling,
  10. counsellor

Origin of councilwoman

First recorded in 1925–30; council + -woman

Usage note

See -woman.

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