protofeminist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

proto- +‎ feminist

Adjective[edit]

protofeminist ‎(not comparable)

  1. Preceding but anticipating or laying the groundwork for feminism
    • 1988 April 1, Lawrence Bommer, “Amelia Lives!”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      As Shamas depicts her, Earhart is basically a one-note, protofeminist heroine who pursues adventure "for the fun of it."