OTHER WORDS FROM suffragistsuf·fra·gism, nounsuf·fra·gis·ti·cal·ly, adverban·ti·suf·fra·gist, noun, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH suffragistsuffragist , suffragette
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How to use suffragist in a sentence
He also didn’t want to meet with any pesky suffragists and ignored Shaw’s request.
For example, in the years following the Civil War, abolitionist and suffragist Julia Ward Howe, author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” began organizing mothers’ peace events, which provide one origin story for Mother’s Day.
In the Progressive Era, suffragists organized auto parties and crossed state lines to advocate for feminist politics.Her crazy driving is a key element of Cruella de Vil’s evil. Here’s why.|Genevieve Carpio|April 2, 2021|Washington Post
In fact, Wells, best known as a pioneering investigative journalist, civil rights activist, suffragist and founder of several organizations, started her career as a teacher.My great-grandmother Ida B. Wells left a legacy of activism in education. We need that now.|Michelle Duster|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
There he met Frances Wright, America's first suffragist, with whom he formed an intimate friendship lasting through many years.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States|Selig Perlman
This good man has since become an earnest anti-suffragist and opposer of the movement for the higher education of women.
The suffragist who bases a claim on the so-called "logic of democracy" is making the poorest possible showing for a good cause.A Preface to Politics|Walter Lippmann
People came thirty, forty and fifty miles in buggies and wagons to shake hands with the pioneer suffragist.The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)|Ida Husted Harper
Thank you for your admirable article and for the copy of the Memorial, an effective reply to that of the Suffragist ladies.The Life of Mrs. Humphry Ward|Janet Penrose Trevelyan
British Dictionary definitions for suffragist
Derived forms of suffragistsuffragism, noun
Cultural definitions for suffragist
A participant in the women's movement to win voting rights in the United States. The fight for women's suffrage was organized in the middle of the nineteenth century. Wyoming, while not yet a state, granted women's suffrage in 1869, though the struggle for universal suffrage was to last another fifty years. In 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, guaranteeing that no state could deny the right to vote on the basis of sex.