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FEMINIST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does feminist mean? 

FEMINIST (noun)
  The noun FEMINIST has 1 sense:

1. a supporter of feminism

  Familiarity information: FEMINIST used as a noun is very rare.


FEMINIST (adjective)
  The adjective FEMINIST has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or advocating equal rights for women

  Familiarity information: FEMINIST used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FEMINIST (noun)


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Meaning:

A supporter of feminism

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

feminist; libber; women's liberationist; women's rightist

Hypernyms ("feminist" is a kind of...):

crusader; meliorist; reformer; reformist; social reformer (a disputant who advocates reform)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "feminist"):

suffragette (a woman advocate of women's right to vote (especially a militant advocate in the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 20th century))

Instance hyponyms:

Fanny Wright; Frances Wright; Wright (United States early feminist (born in Scotland) (1795-1852))

Mary Wollstonecraft; Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin; Wollstonecraft (English writer and early feminist who denied male supremacy and advocated equal education for women; mother of Mary Shelley (1759-1797))

Sojourner Truth; Truth (United States abolitionist and feminist who was freed from slavery and became a leading advocate of the abolition of slavery and for the rights of women (1797-1883))

Lucy Stone; Stone (United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893))

Gloria Steinem; Steinem (United States feminist (born in 1934))

Elizabeth Cady Stanton; Stanton (United States suffragist and feminist; called for reform of the practices that perpetuated sexual inequality (1815-1902))

Alice Paul; Paul (United States feminist (1885-1977))

Lucretia Coffin Mott; Mott (United States feminist and suffragist (1793-1880))

Charlotte Anna Perkins Gilman; Gilman (United States feminist (1860-1935))

Betty Friedan; Betty Naomi Friedan; Friedan (United States feminist who founded a national organization for women (born in 1921))

Beauvoir; Simone de Beauvoir (French feminist and existentialist and novelist (1908-1986))

Holonyms ("feminist" is a member of...):

feminism; feminist movement; women's lib; women's liberation movement (the movement aimed at equal rights for women)


FEMINIST (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to or advocating equal rights for women

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

feminist critique

Pertainym:

feminism (the movement aimed at equal rights for women)


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