[ yots-woom-uhn ]

noun,plural yachts·wom·en.
  1. a woman who owns or sails a yacht, or who is devoted to yachting.

Origin of yachtswoman

First recorded in 1885–90; yacht + 's1 + -woman

usage note For yachtswoman

See -woman.

Words Nearby yachtswoman Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use yachtswoman in a sentence

  • I soon discovered that the lady had been something of a yachtswoman, and seemed perfectly at home on the heaving ocean.

    Atchoo! | George Niblo
  • She is a golfer, a yachtswoman, fond of sport generally, and withal a charming hostess.

    Christopher Quarles | Percy James Brebner