[ suh-rop-tuh-mist ]
/ səˈrɒp tə mɪst /
a member of an international association of professional or executive businesswomen (Soroptimist Club), devoted primarily to welfare work.
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British Dictionary definitions for soroptimist
/ (səˈrɒptɪmɪst) /
a member of an organization of clubs (Soroptimist International) for professional and executive businesswomen
Word Origin for Soroptimist
C20: from Latin soror sister + optimist
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