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[mi-soj-uh-nist, mahy‐] /mɪˈsɒdʒ ə nɪst, maɪ‐/
a person who hates, dislikes, mistrusts, or mistreats women.
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misogynistic, adjective Unabridged
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  • Saunders was a bachelor of fifty and a misogynist by repute.

  • Without being a misogynist, he had no great opinion of women.

    The Sign of the Spider Bertram Mitford
  • The ill-natured, crotchety, old—the fact is, he is a misogynist.

    A Simpleton Charles Reade
  • Aw, forget it, you old misanthropic specimen of a misogynist!

    A Quarter-Back's Pluck Lester Chadwick
  • The misogynist is he who only hates woman, but Euripides loves her also.

    Historical Miniatures August Strindberg
Word Origin and History for misogynist

1610s, from Greek misogynes "woman-hater" (see misogyny).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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