Definition of penwoman in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpɛnwʊmən/

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(plural penwomen) dated
  • 1A woman who writes with a specified degree of skill: a poor penwoman
  • 1.1A female author: the author is that skilled penwoman who wrote ‘The Ladye Shakerley’

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