suffragist (SŬF-rə-jĭst)


Definition (Noun) An advocate of the extension of the political franchise, especially (after about 1885) to women. In Context "Eleven panes of glass in the Hitchin post office were broken by a Letchworth suffragist, who was taken to the police station and afterwards escorted out of the town by a constable." "Window Breaking: Renewal of Suffragist Outrages," The Times, June 29, 1912.