Words Like BLUESTOCKING
We have put together a list of words that are similar to BLUESTOCKING.
1 Alternative Words Similar to bluestocking
9 definitions of bluestocking
A literary lady; a female pedant.
The American avocet (Recurvirostra Americana).
a woman having literary or intellectual interests
A woman with strong scholarly or literary interests.
Wearing blue stockings; specifically, wearing blue or gray worsted stockings, as opposed to those of black silk worn in court or ceremonial dress; hence, not in full dress; in plain dress.
A member of the “Blue-stocking Club,” especially a woman (see above); by extension, any woman with a taste for learning or literature; a literary woman: originally used in derision or contempt, and implying a neglect on the part of such women of their domestic duties or a departure from their “proper sphere”; now hardly used except historically or humorously.
A name of the American avoset, Recurvirostra americana. See avoset.
A scholarly, literary, or cultured woman.