suffragette


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suf·fra·gette

 (sŭf′rə-jĕt′)
n.
An advocate of women's suffrage, especially in the United Kingdom.

suf′fra·get′tism n.

suffragette

(ˌsʌfrəˈdʒɛt)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a female advocate of the extension of the franchise to women, esp a militant one, as in Britain at the beginning of the 20th century
[C20: from suffrag(e) + -ette]
ˌsuffraˈgettism n

suf•fra•gette

(ˌsʌf rəˈdʒɛt)

n.
a woman who advocates female suffrage.
[1900–05]
suf`fra•get′tism, n.
usage: See -ette.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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)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)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
suffragist - an advocate of the extension of voting rights (especially to women)
Translations
sufražetka
suffragette
szüfrazsett
súfragetta, kvenréttindakona
sufražetka

suffragette

[ˌsʌfrəˈdʒet]
A. Nsufragista f
B. CPD suffragette movement Nmovimiento m sufragista

suffragette

[ˌsʌfrəˈdʒɛt] nsuffragette fsuffragette movement nmouvement m des suffragettes

suffragette

nSuffragette f

suffragette

[ˌsʌfrəˈdʒɛt] nsuffragetta

suffrage

(ˈsafridʒ) noun
1. the right to vote.
2. voting.
ˌsuffraˈgette (-ˈdʒet) noun
one of the women who worked and fought for women's right to vote.
References in classic literature ?
Plynlimmon, when condemning suffragettes, had said: "The woman who can't influence her husband to vote the way she wants ought to be ashamed of herself." Margaret had winced, but she was influencing Henry now, and though pleased at her little victory, she knew that she had won it by the methods of the harem.
The youngest suffragette, bagpiping Bessie Watson, has been commemorated by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
Visitors can listen to the rallying call of the suffragette politician Emma Sproson AKA "Red Emma"; try their hand as a B-movie extra in Black Country director James Whale's iconic Frankenstein film; or take part in the post-Wimbledon victory parade for Dudley-born tennis superstar Dorothy Round.
We ask Helen Pankhurst - great-granddaughter of Suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst and a leading women's rights campaigner - to talk about men's rights.
A NEW map has been launched to highlight areas of historic suffragette activities in the north-east.
A FOUR-PIECE china tea set made in Staffordshire and used at a now-forgotten exhibition to raise money for the suffragette movement is expected to fetch up to PS1,500 when it is sold at auction.
A FOUR.PIECE china tea set that was used at a now-forgotten exhibition to raise money for the suffragette movement is expected to fetch up to PS1,500 when it is sold at auction.
"Suffragette Planners and Plotters: The Pankhurst, Pethick-Lawrence Story" is a portrait of the couple and their relationship with the Pankhursts, and of their inspirational fight, not just for the vote for women, but for freedom and equality across the world.
Chester: Suffragette City took place at the Parkgate Road campus, where the guest of honour was Dr Helen Pankhurst, the great grand-daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, and the grand-daughter of another famous suffragette, Sylvia Pankhurst.
There has been much debate about her intentions - did she intend to kill herself, or was she attempting to attach a suffragette scarf to the horse's bridle?
There has been much debate about her intentions - did she intend to kill herself or was she attempting to attach a suffragette scarf to the horse's bridle?