emancipated woman

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of emancipated woman

: a woman who is free from old social limitations and customs
  • She considers herself an emancipated woman.

Word by Word Definitions

emancipate play emancipated
  1. : to free from restraint, control, or the power of another

  2. : to release from paternal care and responsibility and make sui juris

  3. : to free from any controlling influence (such as traditional mores or beliefs)

woman play
  1. : an adult female person

  2. : a woman belonging to a particular category (as by birth, residence, membership, or occupation)

  3. : womankind


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