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Definition of "suffragette" []

  • An advocate of women's suffrage, especially in the United Kingdom. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "suffragette" in a sentence
  • "Today, the term suffragette is often considered demeaning."
  • "When the years brought those violent scenes and emotions of what has been called the suffragette campaign, Rosalie, who might have been expected to be a militant of the militants, took no part nor even interest in it whatever."
  • "This then is the end of the argument in favour of the suffragette, which is developed out of her own psychology."
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