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Idioms and Phrases with new woman

new woman

see under feel like oneself.

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Examples from the Web for new woman

Historical Examples

  • I'm not taking into consideration the new-woman species, the faddist or the reformer.

    The Call of the Canyon

    Zane Grey

  • I hardly think I shall find it difficult to do what the new-woman novels used to call 'living one's own life'—down here.

    Afterwards

    Kathlyn Rhodes

  • More than one critic of this new-woman movement has misapprehended its motive.