suffragist
noun Date: 1822 one who advocates extension of suffrage especially to women

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Suffragist — Suf fra*gist, n. 1. One who possesses or exercises the political right of suffrage; a voter. [1913 Webster] 2. One who has certain opinions or desires about the political right of suffrage; as, a woman suffragist. [1913 Webster] It is curious… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suffragist — 1822, from SUFFRAGE (Cf. suffrage) + IST (Cf. ist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • suffragist — [suf′rə jist] n. a person who believes in extending political suffrage, esp. to women …   English World dictionary

  • Suffragist — Suffragettendemonstration in New York City (1912) Protestplakat der amerikanischen Suffragetten gegen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • suffragist — [[t]sʌ̱frəʤɪst[/t]] suffragists N COUNT A suffragist is a person who is in favour of women having the right to vote, especially in societies where women are not allowed to vote. [mainly AM] …   English dictionary

  • suffragist — suffragism, n. suffragistically, adv. /suf reuh jist/, n. an advocate of the grant or extension of political suffrage, esp. to women. [1815 25; SUFFRAGE + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • suffragist — noun A person who promotes suffrage. Syn: suffragette See Also: suffragettism …   Wiktionary

  • suffragist — n. one who is in favor giving everyone the right to vote (especially women) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • suffragist — noun chiefly historical a person advocating the extension of suffrage, especially to women. Derivatives suffragism noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • suffragist — suf·frag·ist …   English syllables

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