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Me-OW! It’s the End of the Catfight" Popular for over a century, a sexist term has fallen out of favor in the #MeToo era. (The New York Times, 4/24/2019)
Print headline. In an Era Wary of Sexism, the Catfight Has Been Declawed: An invidious term long used against women is vanishing.
According to Merriam-Webster, the first known use of 'catfight' occurred in 1854.
Other coinages from the same year include....
- blood pressure
- carnauba wax
- stomping ground