Lucy Stoner

noun

Lucy Sto·​ner
-stōnə(r)
plural Lucy Stoners
: a female advocate of women's rights
especially : a married woman who uses her maiden name as a surname
the Lucy Stoners and women's rights fighters of her own class at college Mary McCarthy

Word History

Etymology

Lucy Stone †1893 American woman suffragist + English -er

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“Lucy Stoner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lucy%20Stoner. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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