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women's studies

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Simple Definition of women's studies

  • : the study of subjects relating to women, their roles in history, and their contributions to society

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of women's studies

  1. :  the multidisciplinary study of the social status and societal contributions of women and the relationship between power and gender

1972

First Known Use of women's studies

1972


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