Definition of Emily's List in English:

Emily's List

(also EMILY's List)

Pronunciation /ˈɛmɪliz lɪst/ /ˈɛm(ə)liz lɪst/


US Politics
  • Originally: (the name of) an organization which supports and raises funds for women running for public office as candidates for the U.S. Democratic Party. Now also: (the name of) any of various similar organizations allied with political parties in other countries.


1980s; earliest use found in The New York Times. From the genitive of the female forename Emily + list.