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feminist

[fem-uh-nist] /ˈfɛm ə nɪst/
adjective, Sometimes, feministic
1.
advocating social, political, legal, and economic rights for women equal to those of men.
noun
2.
an advocate of such rights.
Related forms
antifeminist, noun, adjective
antifeministic, adjective
nonfeminist, adjective, noun
profeminist, noun, adjective
unfeminist, noun
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Word Origin and History for un feminist

feminist

n.

1893, from French féministe (1872); cf. feminism. As an adjective by 1897. Womanist sometimes was tried as a native alternative.

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