Definition of suffragist in English:

suffragist

Line breaks: suf|fra¦gist
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌfrədʒɪst
 
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noun

chiefly historical
A person advocating the extension of suffrage, especially to women.
More example sentences
  • Some prominent 19 th-century suffragists advocated adopting educational or property qualifications for voting that would disqualify most black women.
  • The women in Bolton were suffragists, not suffragettes.
  • British suffragists and suffragettes discovered that renewed though it was, the Liberal Party that returned to office in 1906 in no sense had votes for women on the agenda.

Derivatives

suffragism

noun
More example sentences
  • Through journals like these, the vorticists cultivated a small public instead of the mass public that commercial advertising, futurism, suffragism, and the Fabians sought to marshal.
  • Heavy immigration, urbanization, an expanding female labor force, and rising numbers of college-educated women altered both the composition and the tactics of suffragism.
  • The vorticists, who shared with the suffragettes not only a passion for promotion but also a national identity, did not want the differences between vorticism and suffragism elided.

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