[ woom-uhn ]
/ ˈwʊm ən /
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noun, plural wom·xn [wim-in]. /ˈwɪm ɪn/.
a woman (used, especially in intersectional feminism, as an alternative spelling to avoid the suggestion of sexism perceived in the sequences m-a-n and m-e-n, and to be inclusive of trans and nonbinary women): The demonstrators demanded equal treatment for womxn and men alike.womxn's center
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Origin of womxn
First recorded in 2010–15
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