Bluestocking in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Bluestocking

an educated, intellectual woman who is interested in books and ideas usually refers to a specific group of women in the 18th century

Examples of Bluestocking in a sentence

Elizabeth was a 18th century bluestocking who was much more interested in books than men. ðŸ”Š

Although women of her time were excluded from formal education, the bluestocking could read as well as any man. ðŸ”Š

The bluestocking formed a society for 18th century English ladies who were interested in learning and ideas. ðŸ”Š

During a time women only learned from talking to the educated men in their family, the bluestocking stood out as an educated and intellectual lady.  ðŸ”Š

The bluestocking wasn’t formally educated, but her resources and a love for books allowed her to learn as much as a woman could in the 1740s.  ðŸ”Š

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