workwoman

[ wurk-woo m-uh n ]
/ ˈwɜrkˌwʊm ən /

noun, plural work·wom·en.

a female worker.
a woman employed or skilled in some manual, mechanical, or industrial work.

Origin of workwoman

First recorded in 1520–30; work + woman

Usage note

See -woman.
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