suffragette

noun suf·frag·ette \ ˌsə-fri-ˈjet \

Definition of suffragette

: a woman who advocates suffrage for women

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First Known Use of suffragette

1902


SUFFRAGETTE Defined for English Language Learners

suffragette

noun

Definition of suffragette for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who worked to get voting rights for women in the past when women were not allowed to vote


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