Antedating of "Feminist"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Jan 18 03:12:11 UTC 2012

feminist (OED 1894 Oct. as adj., 1904 as n.)

1894 _Illustrated London News_ 8 Sept. 296 (Online archive)  The midgets and mosquitoes and faddy feminists are all very well and proper objects for chaff.

Fred Shapiro

The American Dialect Society -

More information about the Ads-l mailing list