Definition of bluestockingism in English:

bluestockingism

noun

historical
derogatory
  • The condition, characteristics, or behaviour of a bluestocking; intellectualism, or the affectation of this, in a woman.

Origin

Early 19th century. From bluestocking + -ism. Compare earlier blueism.

Pronunciation

bluestockingism

/ˈbluːˌstɒkɪŋɪz(ə)m/