Definition of post-feminist in English:


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Pronunciation: /pəʊstˈfɛmɪnɪst


Coming after the feminism of the 1960s and subsequent decades, in particular moving beyond or rejecting some of the ideas of feminism as out of date: post-feminist sexual mores
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  • It is too easy to skip over feminism in these self-proclaimed post-feminist times.
  • Mothers of America, it's time to talk back and refute insulting post-feminist propaganda.
  • Lisa clearly comes from this generation of sexually-empowered post-feminist females; Matt is just old enough to find it novel.


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A person holding post-feminist views.
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  • Now the post-feminists are rising in influence, as eloquent as we once were.
  • Putting his characters on the rostrum he sends up everything from the contextual pieties of the new historicists to the gender fixations of the post-feminists.
  • This is a popular theme among those post-feminists who go on about girl power, and say they don't want laws that give them victim status.



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  • This feminist novel has already traveled into the era of post-feminism.
  • The apparent popularity of post-feminism should give feminists pause particularly because the post-feminist strain veils deep-seated conservatism.
  • In this kind of environment, post-feminism confronts the young feminist as something of a briar patch to be negotiated with care.

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