Definition of chairlady in US English:



  • another term for chairwoman
    • ‘They will not take any part as long as they have a chairman, or chairlady, who cannot be trusted by both sides.’
    • ‘Crowned heads will fuss over her, invite her to their castles, make her chairlady of charities like The Care and Feeding of the Endangered White Rhino of Tanzania?’
    • ‘The same can be said of the wife of the Mexican Ambassador who was chairlady at the Christmas Fair.’
    • ‘This was clearly not how the chairlady expected things to run with a new addition to their numbers.’
    • ‘As this issue of the paper went to press, the special events chairlady reported that the ticket sales were going well, but a few were still available for those last minute folk.’