pre·​fem·​i·​nist ˌprē-ˈfe-mə-nist How to pronounce prefeminist (audio)
variants or pre-feminist
: existing or occurring before the advent of feminism
a prefeminist novel
prefeminist views of marriage

Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prefeminist was in 1933

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“Prefeminist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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