An advocate of feminism; a person who believes in bringing about the equality of the sexes (of women and men) in all aspects of public and private life.
A member of a feminist political movement.
Origin of feminist
First recorded in English 1852. Ultimately from LatinfÄ“minÄ«nus, from fÄ“mina (“woman"). See also feminine, feminism.
Wearing such short skirts is also the subject of much feminist debate.
Feminist text that includes an extended critique of the naked/nude distinction.
Harvey has become a strong figure for the pop music industry: her songs embrace themes of female sexuality, motherhood and independence, though she shies away from being 'pigeon-holed' as a feminist.
I attended the feminist seminar hoping to boost my self-esteem.
Thanks to its lyrical content - Franklin demands that a man better think about what he's trying to do and repeats "freedom" over and over in the chorus - the song was embraced by the burgeoning feminist movement of the time.