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workingwoman

[wur-king-woo m-uh n]
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noun, plural work·ing·wom·en.
  1. a woman who is regularly employed.
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Origin of workingwoman

First recorded in 1850–55; working + woman

Usage note

See -woman.
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Related Words for workingwoman

grunt, worker, drudge, peon, hand, hireling, operative, workingman, workman, farmhand, employee, laborer, proletarian, workingwoman, workwoman

Examples from the Web for workingwoman

Historical Examples of workingwoman

  • Naturally, the workingwoman who is all alone in the world cannot exist on such a sum.

    The Modern Woman's Rights Movement

    Kaethe Schirmacher

  • Give the workingwoman a vote and she, too, can protect herself.

  • You go ahead and print your newspaper and don't worry about the workingwoman.

    The Colossus

    Opie Read

  • Below the bourgeoise was the workingwoman, whose ideas were limited to those of a savage and who was a woman only in sex.

    Women of Modern France (Illustrated)

    Hugo Paul Thieme (1870-1940)

  • Another has a great scheme for starting a "workingwoman's home" and wants Miss Anthony to furnish the money.