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bluestocking

See definition of bluestocking on Dictionary.com
  • as inblue-blooded
  • as inegghead
  • as inhighbrow
  • as inpedant

synonyms for bluestocking

  • elite
  • noble
  • pedigreed
  • privileged
  • purebred
  • refined
  • silk-stocking
  • upper-class
  • well-born
  • well-bred
See also synonyms for: bluestockings
  • bookworm
  • brain
  • geek
  • genius
  • highbrow
  • know-it-all
  • scholar
  • thinker
  • longhair
  • rocket scientist

antonyms for bluestocking

MOST RELEVANT
  • bourgeois
  • common
  • low
  • lower-class
  • unrefined
    • ignoramus
    • imbecile
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      How to use bluestocking in a sentence

      I am not going to caricature a bluestocking, but to point out one or two real dangers.
      THREE ADDRESSES TO GIRLS AT SCHOOLJAMES MAURICE WILSON
      A bluestocking and a sansculotte (not a very usual combination), she was also a woman of the very latest cry in frocks.
      PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, MAY 6, 1914VARIOUS
      The Bluestocking paused and looked round the circle of interested faces.
      MODERN MARRIAGE AND HOW TO BEAR ITMAUD CHURTON BRABY
      Why, monsieur, she was a very superior woman—a regular bluestocking!
      PAUL AND HIS DOG, V.1 (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK VOLUME XIII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
      The don and the bluestocking have to live, so have the cowboy and the cook.
      RACE IMPROVEMENT : OR, EUGENICS : A LITTLE BOOK ON A GREAT SUBJECTLA REINE HELEN BAKER
      "Men do so hate a bluestocking," she said once pensively to her friend Emily.
      WHY JOAN?ELEANOR MERCEIN KELLY
      This foible led an unusually energetic Boston bluestocking to refer to him in a caustic style on one occasion as “effeminate.”
      AMONG THE HUMORISTS AND AFTER DINNER SPEAKERS, VOL. IVARIOUS
      Though a Bluestocking, her praise was usually generously bestowed; she knew well how to flatter.
      ANNA SEWARDSTAPLETON MARTIN
      If mine were Roman instead of retrouss, I would probably have been a bluestocking and respected by Mr. Ormsby.
      AINSLEE'S MAGAZINE, VOLUME 16, NO. 2, SEPTEMBER, 1905VARIOUS
      He was never m., but was in love with the well-known bluestocking Hester Mulso, afterwards Mrs. Chapone, who rejected him.
      A SHORT BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH LITERATUREJOHN W. COUSIN
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      WORDS RELATED TO BLUESTOCKING

      • bluestocking
      • elite
      • noble
      • pedigreed
      • privileged
      • purebred
      • refined
      • silk-stocking
      • upper-class
      • well-born
      • well-bred
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