Definition of committeewoman in English:



  • (in the US) a female local political party leader.

    • ‘Brister, who has served as a national committeewoman to the National Republican Committee for four years, succeeds Baton Rouge state Rep.’
    • ‘Hansberry's mother, Nannie Perry, a schoolteacher and, later, ward committeewoman, was from Tennessee.’
    • ‘‘There were some really strong, key families here once,’ says committeewoman Vanessa Brown, 38.’
    • ‘A local Republican committeewoman who came to support Habay, blamed disgruntled employees.’
    • ‘In fact, I had only just met Shaffer, 83, a lively former Washington County Democrat committeewoman.’