Meaning of womanist in English:


Pronunciation /ˈwʊmənɪst/

Translate womanist into Spanish


See womanism

‘Black feminists and womanists have consistently provided the most compelling egalitarian vision for the black freedom struggle.’
  • ‘Perhaps womanist is a word that does not obscure or contradict feminism, but that represents a new kind of feminism that is fresh, informed and accessible.’
  • ‘Nor need feminists and womanists worry unduly in this case about the tendency of atonement models to foster one-sided and narrow prescriptions for human action by elevating certain features of the cross to salvific status.’
  • ‘The work offers a holistic way forward in feminist theology and it is expected that the challenge of the womanists will be eagerly taken up by the mainstream church as a sign of grace.’
  • ‘Some women in India now call themselves womanists.’
  • ‘Black feminists and womanists in the academy dream of community and cooperation but often live in isolation, she said.’