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See definition of bluestockings on Dictionary.com
  • as inpedant
  • as inegghead
  • as inhighbrow

synonyms for bluestockings

  • bluestocking
  • bookworm
  • doctrinaire
  • egghead
  • pedagogue
  • methodologist
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How to use bluestockings in a sentence

A design for a banqueting hall rather than a woman; or indeed a committee of Bluestockings might have wore it to advantage.
THE LADIESE. BARRINGTON
It was undoubtedly a male member of the profession who nicknamed these ladies bluestockings.
MAIN CURRENTS IN NINETEENTH CENTURY LITERATURE - 5. THE ROMANTIC SCHOOL IN FRANCEGEORG BRANDES
Yet the Jabberwocks were by no means bluestockings (a class of persons which Joan held in some dread).
WHY JOAN?ELEANOR MERCEIN KELLY
Boys dislike bluestockings; and you're much too charming to wear them anyway.
THE BOOK OF SUSANLEE WILSON DODD
And Mrs. Cholmondeley,—do you give her a place among the bluestockings?
GARRICK'S PUPILAUGUSTON FILON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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