- chairwoman chair‧wom‧an [ˈtʆeəˌwʊmən ǁ ˈtʆer-] noun chairwomen PLURALFORM [-ˌwɪmɪn] [countable]COMMERCE a woman who is in charge of a meeting or who directs the work of a committee or organization; = CHAIR:
• the acting chairwoman of the Broadcasting Standards Council
* * *chairwoman UK US /ˈtʃeəˌwʊmən/ noun [C] (plural chairwomen)► MEETINGS a woman who is in charge of a meeting, committee, or organization: »
The Chairwoman of the State Board of Education urged lawmakers not to cut public school funding.
Financial and business terms. 2012.