Definition of misogynist in English:


Line breaks: mis¦ogyn|ist
Pronunciation: /mɪˈsɒdʒ(ə)nɪst


A person who dislikes, despises, or is strongly prejudiced against women: a bachelor and renowned misogynist
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  • A more depressing group of people it would be difficult to imagine: the boys are bullish jocks or arrogant misogynists, the girls are vain and self-obsessed.
  • ‘It is difficult to imagine what outright misogynists would have done differently,’ she railed.
  • The more enthusiastic their patronising attempts at conversion, the more they reveal themselves to be intolerant, blinkered misogynists.


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Relating to or characteristic of a misogynist: a misogynist attitude
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  • She regards the androgyny, same-sex sexuality, or misogynist attitudes of the various male protagonists in these authors' works as transgressions of the two-gender model.
  • Despite growing up in the segregated South and battling misogynist attitudes at every turn, Bessie realized her dream to become a pilot.
  • With a style that was influenced by jazz, soul, reggae, and dub, she rapped lyrics and rhymes that addressed the misogynist attitude of her male peers.



Pronunciation: /mɪˌsɒdʒɪˈnɪstɪk/
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  • It disgusts me how easily they promulgate their misogynistic, inhumane and soul destroying interpretations of the teachings of Jesus in the name of love and salvation.
  • She took sexist misogynistic lyrics from existing songs that get radio play and wove them into a declaration of how she will not be used and mistreated.
  • Contrary to misogynistic belief, therefore, women's preoccupation with their looks is not about vanity, but self-preservation.

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