Definition of womyn in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɪmɪn/

plural noun

Non-standard spelling of ‘women’ adopted by some feminists in order to avoid the word ending -men.
Example sentences
  • Do we change spellings in accordance with these guidelines, as in womyn or humyn instead of woman and human?
  • She was a sensational, heart-winning folk machine, quite unlike the vast majority of the singer-songwriter types you were used to, with clever lines about love and crushes and womyn stuff and whatnot.
  • That said, les Reines's approach to politics bears little resemblance to the strident methods of North America's street activists and big womyn on campus.

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