womanifesto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of woman +‎ manifesto

Noun[edit]

womanifesto (plural womanifestos or womanifestoes)

  1. (rare, feminism) A feminist manifesto.
    • 2002, Elaine Showalter, Inventing Herself (page 28)
      Two centuries later, feminist literary critics analyzed these feminist polemics, or womanifestos, as texts that embody a struggle between reason and emotion.
    • 1992, Contemporary American Voices (page 316)
      On that date, whatever else we demonstrate, let us not fear to demonstrate by our presentation of womanifestos everywhere that feminism has universal potential and imperatives.