womon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From woman; respelled so as not to contain man.

Noun[edit]

womon

  1. Feminist spelling of woman
    • 1996 December 6, "Suki L. McDonough" (username), "What's Up?", in soc.women.lesbian-and-bi, Usenet:
      I don't think she was saying that you become responsible for the racism directed at you once you identify as a black womon, only that one could not assume that any given netizen was or was not a member of a minority without self-identification.
    • 1996, Judith Blazer Foster, Land in the Ozarks, in The new Our Right To Love: A Lesbian Resource Book, page 67:
      But it does insure that the community won't lose the land if a womon decides, for whatever reason, not to pay.

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