Definition of misandry in English:


Syllabification: mis·an·dry
Pronunciation: /miˈsandrē


Dislike of, contempt for, or ingrained prejudice against men (i.e., the male sex): her brand of feminism is just poorly disguised misandry
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  • The middle section of the book (the final third being appendices and an index) opens the discussion up and provides a wrapper to contextualize the spreading of misandry, and to link ideological feminism to misandry.
  • It's kind of too bad that in 2004, with very liberal - and liberating - views towards sexuality becoming increasingly prevalent, we'd have at least moved past that sort of misandry.
  • Any honest woman will tell you that her alleged misandry is actually a stiletto-sharp version of the conversations we have among ourselves when the boys are out of earshot.


late 19th century: from Greek miso- 'hating' + anēr, andr- 'man', on the pattern of misogyny.

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