Coined by novelist, Ira Levin. She’s the cookie cutter of the perfect suburban housewife, servile, compliant, submissive and spineless. She greets her husband at the door with a great smile and a plate home baked goodies.
A heroic woman of great stature, courage and strength. She exudes fearlessness. Dating back to the times of antiquity, if a woman surpassed the expectations of her gender she was honored with the title and word.
2.) A loud, overbearing woman.
Bra burning 60s to today
A strong, take no crap kind of woman, who stands up for her liberal rights. This movement started with the protest at the 1968 Miss America pageant about the obsessive beauty standards that oppressed women. The goal was to liberate women from the degrading images of the mindless, girlie sex symbols plastered in the media as a selling tool. The goal was for women to embrace who they are without beauty enhancements like fake eye lashes, girdles or falsies.
Wow, have times changed! Bra Burning Fems via Thoughtco.com.