Dictionary.com

frontierswoman

/ (ˈfrʌntɪəzwʊmən, frʌnˈtɪəz-) /
Save This Word!

noun plural -women
(formerly) a woman living on a frontier, esp in a newly pioneered territory of the US
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

How to use frontierswoman in a sentence

  • In her TLC series on Alaska, we see Sarah the frontierswoman hunting, skeet-shooting, and beating a captured halibut to death.

    Palin's 2012 Media Game|Howard Kurtz|November 28, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • She now rapidly was becoming a good frontierswoman and thoughtful of her locomotive power.

    The Covered Wagon|Emerson Hough
FEEDBACK