A woman who is related to another person by blood or marriage.
From the old english word cinswif, meaning a female relative.
- She is my kinswoman, my cousin on my mother's side.
- He was worried about the welfare of his kinswoman, who was living alone.
- The queen's kinswoman was appointed as her lady-in-waiting.
- She was proud to be a kinswoman of the famous author.
- His kinswoman was the only family he had left.