horsewoman

[ hawrs-woom-uhn ]
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noun,plural horse·wom·en.
  1. a woman who rides on horseback.

  2. a woman who is skilled in managing or riding horses.

Origin of horsewoman

1
First recorded in 1555–65; horse + woman

Other words from horsewoman

  • horse·wom·an·ship, noun

Words Nearby horsewoman

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How to use horsewoman in a sentence

  • In answer to which Miss Furnival confessed that she was a horsewoman, and owned also to having brought a habit and hat with her.

    Orley Farm | Anthony Trollope
  • Lady Berengaria was a first-rate horsewoman, and really in the saddle looked irresistible.

    Endymion | Benjamin Disraeli
  • The horsewoman stretched herself in the grass and called orders to the horses, should they wander too far from safety.