draftswoman

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From draft +‎ -s- +‎ -woman.

Noun[edit]

draftswoman ‎(plural draftswomen)

  1. a woman employed in making drawings
  2. a woman exceptionally skilled in drawing

Usage notes[edit]

  • Has the effect of highlighting gender
  • Draftsman often used without regard to gender
  • Draftsperson is sometimes used, especially in written documents.