postfeminist: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pōst-fem'u-nist), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to or occurring in the period after the feminist movement of the 1970s.
  2. resulting from or incorporating the ideology of this movement: a postfeminist household in which&hasp; both partners share all&hasp; tasks equally.
  3. differing from or reflecting moderation of this ideology: postfeminist thinking about motherhood and careers.
  1. a person who believes in, promotes, or embodies any of various ideologies springing from the feminism of the 1970s.
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