amazonism

noun, often capitalized
am·​a·​zon·​ism | \ ˈaməˌzäˌnizəm, -zəˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of amazonism

: the assumption by women of habits and occupations usually regarded as masculine

First Known Use of amazonism

1829, in the meaning defined above

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“Amazonism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amazonism. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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