androcentric

[ an-druh-sen-trik ]
/ ˌæn drəˈsɛn trɪk /
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adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. andreyev,
  2. andria,
  3. andrić,
  4. andro-,
  5. androblastoma,
  6. androcentricity,
  7. androcentrism,
  8. androcles,
  9. androcles and the lion,
  10. androclinium

Origin of androcentric

1900–05; andro- + -centric, on the model of ethnocentric

Related formsan·dro·cen·trism, nounan·dro·cen·trist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for androcentric

androcentric

/ (ˌændrəʊˈsɛntrɪk) /

adjective

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

androcentric

adj.

1887, from andro- + -centric.

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