HyperDic: abolitionist

English > 1 sense of the word abolitionist:
NOUNperson abolitionist, emancipationista reformer who favors / favors abolishing slavery
abolitionist > pronunciation
Rhymesaccompanist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > abolitionist: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA reformer who favors / favors abolishing slavery.
InstancesBeecher, Henry Ward BeecherUnited States clergyman who was a leader for the abolition of slavery (1813-1887)
Brown, John Brownabolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)
Douglass, Frederick DouglassUnited States abolitionist who escaped from slavery and became an influential writer and lecturer in the North (1817-1895)
Garrison, William Lloyd GarrisonUnited States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)
Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harriet Elizabeth Beecher StoweUnited States writer of a novel about slavery that advanced the abolitionists' cause (1811-1896)
Tappan, Arthur TappanUnited States abolitionist (1786-1865)
Truth, Sojourner TruthUnited States abolitionist and feminist who was freed from slavery and became a leading advocate of the abolition of slavery and for the rights of women (1797-1883)
Tubman, Harriet TubmanUnited States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North (1820-1913)
Weld, Theodore Dwight WeldUnited States abolitionist (1803-1895)
Broaderreformer, reformist, crusader, social reformer, melioristA disputant who advocates reform
Spanishabolicionista, emancipador
Nounsabolitionismthe doctrine that calls for the abolition of slavery

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