spokeswoman

[ spohks-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈspoʊksˌwʊm ən /

noun, plural spokes·wom·en.

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 for spokeswoman

See -woman.
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