androcentric

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

adjective

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

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Origin of androcentric

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

OTHER WORDS FROM androcentric

an·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 forms of androcentric

androcentrism, noun
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