Definition of councilwoman in US English:


nounPlural councilwomen

  • A woman who is a member of a council, especially a municipal one.

    as title ‘Councilwoman Alberta Hipps’
    • ‘A former LA city councilwoman called the fund ‘the most important progressive victory in the city since the living wage law was adopted’ in 1997.’
    • ‘She faces a tough battle against the city councilwoman, who is being forced out of her current job by term limits.’
    • ‘The bid would displace 1,000 families, a city councilwoman claims.’
    • ‘One New York City councilwoman is upset enough to introduce a bill that would make theaters print the actual start times of the movies without the ads.’
    • ‘San Diego is a hot prospect for the next municipal solar bond initiative; San Diego city councilwoman Donna Frye is spearheading the initiative for the city.’
    • ‘After 15 years of generally distinguished service as 6th District councilwoman, she deserved better.’
    • ‘She has also served as municipal council woman and completed three terms as a congresswoman.’
    • ‘He says the councilwoman is willing to leave the decision on mounted horses up to Johnson.’
    • ‘Nevertheless, the area's city councilwoman said she had received only two e-mail messages opposing the project, and residents seemed divided during interviews last week.’
    • ‘I'll talk with one city councilwoman who, however, opposed the idea.’
    • ‘‘The amount of noise in New York is just overwhelming,’ Upper East Side councilwoman Eva Moskowitz said in sponsoring the bill, which would make New York the first car-alarm-free municipality in the nation.’
    • ‘In addition to her presidential role, many in the Washington metropolitan area know her as a former city councilwoman in the District of Columbia, a position she held for 21 years.’
    • ‘The campaign launched this fall would put zoning decisions in two councilwomen's districts on the ballot.’
    • ‘In 2005, when three councilwomen failed to attend an often-delayed vote on the budget, he ordered city police to fetch them.’
    • ‘They have had over a dozen years each as councilmen and councilwomen to help Los Angeles and they have failed.’
    • ‘Both developers are unhappy with decisions the councilwomen made in the recent zoning process.’
    • ‘We'll be talking with a councilwoman who voted against that new power for the police.’