bra-burner

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bra-burner

A pejorative term for a female supporter of the women's liberation movements of the 1960s and '70s. (Although the actual burning of brassieres has been disputed, it is still associated with these movements.) Ugh, what are these bra-burners yapping about now?
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bra-burner

n. a nickname for a woman who supported the women’s liberation movements of the 1960s and 1970s. (Derogatory.) Didn’t the bra-burners give way to whale-savers in the seventies?
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