Related formssuf·fra·gism, nounsuf·fra·gis·ti·cal·ly, adverban·ti·suf·fra·gist, noun, adjective
Can be confusedsuffragist suffragette
Examples from the Web for suffragist
Lastly, the suffragist fails to see that the function of framing the laws is not an essential function of citizenship.
She reminded me of one or two of the heroines not long ago, when she was championing the cause of the suffragist.The Protector|Harold Bindloss
Lady Enid's a perfect brick—and, by the bye, she's a great Suffragist too.Mrs. Warren's Daughter|Sir Harry Johnston
The suffragist who employs the term "Woman's Rights" does not employ the word rights in either of these senses.
The crowds on the route were greater than usual, and the occasion was marked by no untoward incident, suffragist or otherwise.The Annual Register 1914|Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for suffragist
Derived Formssuffragism, noun
Culture 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.