centered on, emphasizing, or dominated by males or masculine interests: an androcentric society; an androcentric religion.

Origin of androcentric

1900–05; andro- + -centric, on the model of ethnocentric
Related formsan·dro·cen·trism, nounan·dro·cen·trist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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having or regarding man or the male sex as central or primary
Derived Formsandrocentrism, noun
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Word Origin and History for androcentric

1887, from andro- + -centric.

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