from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman presiding officer of an assembly, meeting, committee, or board.
- n. A woman administrative head of a department of instruction, as at a college. See Usage Notes at man, person.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A female chairperson
- n. A charwoman
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a female officer who presides at the meetings of a committee, meeting, or organization; a female chairperson.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
chair + woman (Wiktionary)