Examples from the Web for suffragette
This brings us to the flapper, the suffragette, and, finally, that über-American icon: the screen siren.
A companion volume, entitled "How to light them," by a Suffragette, may be expected shortly.
Once again, her purpose was frustrated by the suffragette, who had been busily consulting the formidable volume.Making People Happy|Thompson Buchanan
At the first semblance of a pause, the Suffragette broke in again, the smile still predominating.Rebel women|Evelyn Sharp
British Dictionary definitions for suffragette
Word Origin for suffragette
Word Origin and History for suffragette
"female supporter of the cause of women's voting rights," 1906, from suffrage, with French fem. ending in vogue at the time. Earlier (without reference to sex) suffragist (1822) "advocate of extension of the political franchise in Britain," or, in the U.S., of voting rights for free blacks. Especially with reference to women after c.1885.
Culture definitions for suffragette
A suffragist. Today, the term suffragette is often considered demeaning.