Definition of masculinist in English:


Line breaks: mas¦cu¦lin|ist
Pronunciation: /ˈmaskjʊlɪnɪst
(also masculist /ˈmaskjʊlɪst/)


Characterized by or denoting attitudes or values held to be typical of men: masculinist language
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  • I want to resist masculinist values, not to blend in to the professions and processions of men that Virginia Woolf warns against.
  • What, then, is one to think about his language, masculinist in its assumptions from beginning to end?
  • Rather, a masculinist workplace culture that rewards long hours and values competitiveness, individualism and instrumentality excludes those people that want a life outside work, whatever their gender.


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An advocate of the rights or needs of men: new masculinists
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  • Many masculinists feel that feminist ideology hurts not just men, but also women and children-that, for example, feminist efforts to keep fathers from children hurt children, women and men.
  • The attack upon masculinists is not unique to Canada.
  • The report itself seems concerned that naive journalists are being ‘fed information’ by masculinists.

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