[ treydz-woom-uhn ]

noun,plural trades·wom·en.
  1. a woman engaged in trade.

Origin of tradeswoman

First recorded in 1700–10; trade + 's1 + -woman

usage note For tradeswoman

See -woman.

Words Nearby tradeswoman Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use tradeswoman in a sentence

  • She was a rich tradeswoman, about thirty years of age: she had beheld her husband and children die of the plague.

    The Betrothed | Alessandro Manzoni