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[pohst-fem-uh-nist] /poʊstˈfɛm ə nɪst/

relating to or occurring in the period after the feminist movement of the 1970s.
relating to or characterized by the more equal treatment of women resulting from the success of this movement:
a postfeminist household in which both partners share all tasks equally.
relating to or noting a more moderate campaign for women’s rights in the era after many of the goals of the feminist movement, as more equal access to educational opportunities, more equal treatment in the workplace, and reproductive rights, were met:
postfeminist acceptance of a woman’s right to prioritize either her career or her family.
a person who believes in, promotes, or embodies any of various ideologies springing from the feminism of the 1970s.
resulting from or including the beliefs and ideas of feminism
differing from or showing moderation of these beliefs and ideas
a person who believes in or advocates any of the ideas that have developed from the feminist movement
adjective, noun

pertaining to attitudes and beliefs formed after the feminist movement started in the 1960s; also written post feminist


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