noun (plural assemblywomen)chiefly US
A woman who is a member of a legislative assembly.
- She explores that question in the context of the political offices she's held so far: commissioner on the Dane County board of supervisors, assemblywoman in the Wisconsin state legislature, and House member.
- After her election as a state assemblywoman in California in 1982, she was voted into the Los Angeles City Council in 1987.
- A bill was recently proposed by a California state assemblywoman banning the use of Indian logos and mascots in public institutions, though it failed to muster enough support and was defeated in May.
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