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fisherwoman

Line breaks: fish¦er|woman
Pronunciation: /ˈfɪʃəwʊmən
 
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Definition of fisherwoman in English:

noun (plural fisherwomen)

A woman who catches fish, especially for a living.
Example sentences
  • The fishermen and fisherwomen formed a Free Society of Fishermen to defend their legal rights and to protect the widowed and orphaned.
  • The fisherwomen take anything you give for the fish.
  • A local fisherwoman said that even with the lower fuel costs, fishermen and women would still face financial losses.

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