Definition of fisherwoman in English:



  • A woman who catches fish, especially for a living.

    • ‘The fishermen and fisherwomen formed a Free Society of Fishermen to defend their legal rights and to protect the widowed and orphaned.’
    • ‘The fisherwomen take anything you give for the fish.’
    • ‘A local fisherwoman said that even with the lower fuel costs, fishermen and women would still face financial losses.’
    • ‘She was a keen fisherwoman, she loved and collected books, and she was a prodigious letter writer.’
    • ‘A fisherman was more likely to have his name and occupational title noted than a fisherwoman.’