Definition of Scotswoman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈskätsˌwo͝omən/

noun (plural Scotswomen)

A female native or inhabitant of Scotland, or a woman of Scottish descent.
Example sentences
  • A handful of Scotswomen provided some of the most energetic of the suffrage campaigners who harried the government.
  • A 110-year-old Scotswoman was yesterday named the UK's oldest person, and greeted her accolade with the words: ‘God alone knows why I've lived so long.’
  • If you're a pioneering, high-achieving Scotswoman, what extraordinary standards of human endeavour are required before you qualify for a statue?

Words that rhyme with Scotswoman


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Syllabification: Scots·wom·an

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