libber


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lib·ber

 (lĭb′ər)
n. Informal
A proponent of liberation for a group.

libber

(ˈlɪbə)
n
an informal word for liberationist

lib•ber

(ˈlɪb ər)

n.
Informal. an advocate or member of a social liberation movement: a women's libber.
[1970–75, lib (eration) + -er1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.libber - a supporter of feminismlibber - a supporter of feminism    
feminist movement, women's lib, women's liberation movement, feminism - the movement aimed at equal rights for women
crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer - a disputant who advocates reform
suffragette - a woman advocate of women's right to vote (especially a militant advocate in the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 20th century)
Translations

libber

[ˈlɪbəʳ] N women's libberfeminista mf
animal libberdefensor(a) m/f de los animales
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Unionist or Scottish Nationalist, male chauvinist or women's libber, socialist or social-climber, democrat or monarchist, peasant or snob .
I am not a women's libber - I don't believe in that - but we have had a slightly repressive attitude towards women in Wales as far as relations, lives and business are concerned.
I'd been a radical, feminist women's libber, having come from an upper middle-class background, and he came from a working-class background, and we both shared a real sense of justice.
For any women's libber wondering why she wasn't there, the Mother, of the Mother and Child statue outside Boots, couldn't get a baby sitter.
It's not easy at this age to be in a beauty contest, but we're all doing it to show that we're still here," said Esther Libber, a 74-year-old survivor who was the contest's runner-up.
Women were still second-class citizens, and Constance became a very early women's libber.
Many critics respond as if Portia were a free agent throughout the trial scene, a clever ad libber who makes up the rules as she goes along--and is thus responsible for them.
Existing research indicates that competent communication results in the reduction of medical error (Britten, Stevenson, Barry, Barber, & Bradley, 2000), reduction in medical liability (Beckman, Markakis, Suchman, & Frankel, 1994), improved patient adherence to treatment regimens (Garrity, 1981), and increased satisfaction between patient and physician (Bartlett, Grayson, Barker, Levine, Golden, & Libber, 1984).
I am a full-force women's libber and I know the '50s blew chunks for "homemakers," but I also dreamt of how awesome it would be just to stay home all day and make stupid leisurely decorative food.
See Jonathan Libber, Penalty Assessment at the Environmental
Trish Hurley, a feisty Irish settler on The Colony, declared that she would be "your traditional women's libber here in that everyone has to do their share regardless.