girlcott

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alteration of boycott (as though it came from the word boy). Coined in 1968 by American track athlete Lacey O'Neal during the Summer Olympics in Mexico City, in the context of protests by male African-American athletes.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

girlcott (third-person singular simple present girlcotts, present participle girlcotting, simple past and past participle girlcotted)

  1. (informal, of women) To boycott.

Noun[edit]

girlcott (plural girlcotts)

  1. (informal) A boycott led by women.