- a member of an international association of professional or executive businesswomen (Soroptimist Club), devoted primarily to welfare work.
Origin of soroptimist
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- a member of an organization of clubs (Soroptimist International) for professional and executive businesswomen
C20: from Latin soror sister + optimist
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Word Origin and History for soroptimist
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