[ woo m-uh-nist ]
/ ˈwʊm ə nɪst /


believing in and respecting the abilities and talents of women; acknowledging women's contributions to society.
pertaining to a type of feminism that acknowledges the abilities and contributions of black women.


a person who holds or supports womanist views.

Nearby words

  1. woman-year,
  2. womanfully,
  3. womanhood,
  4. womaniser,
  5. womanish,
  6. womanize,
  7. womanizer,
  8. womanizing,
  9. womankind,
  10. womanlike

Related formswom·an·ism, noun

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