What is another word for sportswoman?

Pronunciation: [spˈɔːtswʊmən] (IPA)

As inclusive language becomes more important, finding gender-neutral alternatives for words like "sportswoman" is a necessary shift. Some synonyms for "sportswoman" could be athlete, competitor, player, or sports enthusiast. These words can be used to describe individuals of any gender participating in various sports. Additionally, the term "sportswoman" can be replaced with more specific words such as swimmer, runner, or tennis player. Using more inclusive language in sports is an important step towards creating a more welcoming and equitable environment for all.

What are the hypernyms for Sportswoman?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Sportswoman

She vanquished Mrs. Struggles, the veteran lady champion of the shaft and bow, a sportswoman who was now on the verge of sixty.
"The Mark Of Cain"
Andrew Lang
Catherine, a sportswoman born, leaned back and smiled with keen pleasure, while her yellow veil, whipping sharply on the wind, let stray locks of that wonderful red-gold hair stream about her flushed face.
"The Air Trust"
George Allan England
Quite a sportswoman, and as good after hounds as her brother.
"The Hunt Ball Mystery"
Magnay, William

Related words: sportswoman, female athlete, women in sports, female athletes, woman in sports, female athlete

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