Meaning of tradeswoman in English:


Pronunciation /ˈtreɪdzˌwʊmən/

nounplural noun tradeswomen

  • A woman engaged in trading or a trade, typically on a relatively small scale.

    ‘a wealthy tradeswoman’
    • ‘His first wife was a wealthy tradeswoman.’
    • ‘A middle-class tradeswoman with a printing press in her own home, her works chronicling the national events of a tumultuous period are a unique resource for the recovery of popular female involvement in early modern political culture.’
    • ‘We felt that that the tradeswoman's voluntary and active participation in the war was made clear enough by showing the great distance which she has travelled to get into it.’
    • ‘Walking pretty early one morning, I saw a young tradeswoman behind a counter.’
    • ‘The first wife of Prophet Muhammad was a wealthy tradeswoman, the richest woman in Mecca at the time, who exported goods as far away as Syria.’
    shopkeeper, retailer, vendor, merchant, dealer, trader, supplier, stockist
    craftsman, workman, skilled worker, artisan, employee, tradesperson, mechanic