selectwoman

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

select +‎ woman

Noun[edit]

selectwoman (plural selectwomen)

  1. (politics) A female selectman
    • 2007 May 18, Eric Konigsberg, “The Reclusive Rich Neighbor and Her Report of Intruders”, in New York Times[1]:
      “She buys up everything that’s in her view,” said Ruth Epstein, the first selectwoman of Kent.