[ wim-in ]

plural noun
  1. Eye Dialect. women (misspelled to convey a speaker's lack of education or an informal speech register): He won’t stoop to doing what he calls wimmin’s work.

  2. women (used chiefly in feminist writing as an alternative spelling to avoid the suggestion of sexism perceived in the sequence m-e-n): Wimmin’s rights are human rights.

Origin of wimmin

First recorded in 1710–15 for def. 1; 1975–80 for def. 2

Words Nearby wimmin

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