ad feminam

[ ad fem-uh-nam, -nuhm, ahd ]

  1. appealing to one's personal considerations or feelings about women, especially one's prejudices against them.

Origin of ad feminam

<Latin: literally, to the woman

Words Nearby ad feminam Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use ad feminam in a sentence

  • Perhaps few of them suspected the argumentum ad hominem--or rather ad feminam--in Woodhull's speech.

    The Covered Wagon | Emerson Hough