Definition of herstory
: history; specifically : history considered or presented from a feminist viewpoint or with special attention to the experience of women
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Season nine of RuPaul's Drag Race concluded Friday with one of the most dramatic finales in Drag Race herstory — a sudden-death lip-sync battle between the top four queens.
And some critics pointed that out back in the 1970s, saying that the invention of herstory showed ignorance about where the word comes from.
This past season has been no exception, with Season 9 being more jam-packed with herstory than Trinity Taylor's face is with botox.
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Origin and Etymology of herstory
blend of her and history
First Known Use: 1970See Words from the same year
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