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spokeswoman

[spohks-woo m-uh n]
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noun, plural spokes·wom·en.
  1. a woman who speaks for another person or for a group.
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Origin of spokeswoman

First recorded in 1645–55; spokes(man) + -woman

Usage note

See -woman.
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Related Words for spokeswoman

spokesman, spokesperson, lecturer, speechmaker, announcer, rhetorician, mouthpiece, mouth, orator, elocutionist, keynoter

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Contemporary Examples of spokeswoman

Historical Examples of spokeswoman

  • Netta had any amount of presence of mind, and did not at all object to be spokeswoman.

  • "I am listening," said the King, and he designated the one who should be spokeswoman.

  • "Thank you," responded Esther, who appeared to be spokeswoman on all occasions.

  • "Miss Morgan shall be first spokeswoman," declared Sylvie gayly.

    Hope Mills

    Amanda M. Douglas

  • Cecilia is the spokeswoman, and Sybilla puts in sobbing corrections now and again.

    Alas!

    Rhoda Broughton