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wimmin Line breaks: wim¦min
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪmɪn/

Definition of wimmin in English:

plural noun

Non-standard spelling of ‘women’ adopted by some feminists to avoid the word ending -men.
Example sentences
  • But this compromise between the desire to just toss those wimmin on stage buck-naked and the conservative needs of the Oscar broadcast is just depressing.
  • Things have changed, we know, and wimmin are now womyn and core imagery is out, but we had our fears…
  • Becoming self-sufficient is frequently the goal of wimmin on lesbian land, because of the economic and emotional challenges we face in so many jobs, especially in depressed rural areas.
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