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bra burner

noun, Slang: Disparaging.
1.
a contemptuous term used to refer to an ardent or militant feminist or to someone perceived as such.
Usage note
This term dates back to a protest at the 1968 Miss America pageant by a group of feminists who did not actually burn their bras, but instead threw the bras (and other feminine products) into a trash can to draw attention to the emerging women’s liberation movement.
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