Nonstandard spelling of “women” adopted by some feminists in order to avoid the word ending -men.
More 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.
Definition of womyn in:
- The British & World English dictionary