policewoman

[ puh-lees-woo m-uh n ]
/ pəˈlisˌwʊm ən /

noun, plural po·lice·wom·en.

a female member of a police force or body.

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Origin of policewoman

First recorded in 1850–55; police + -woman

usage note for policewoman

See -woman.
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