So·​rop·​ti·​mist sə-ˈräp-tə-mist How to pronounce Soroptimist (audio)
: a member of a service club composed of professional women and businesswomen

Examples of Soroptimist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The club, which includes members from Vista, San Marcos, Escondido, Fallbrook and Bonsall, is part of Soroptimist International, a volunteer service group for women around the world, who work together to improve the lives of women. Linda McIntosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 July 2023

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Word History


Soroptimist (Club)

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Soroptimist was in 1924

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“Soroptimist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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