androphobia

[an-druh-foh-bee-uh]

noun

an abnormal fear of men; an aversion toward the male sex.

Origin of androphobia

Related formsan·dro·pho·bic, adjective, noun
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Word Origin and History for androphobia
n.

"morbid fear of the male sex" (sometimes, rather, "of the human race" or "of crowds), 1844, from andro- + -phobia. Related: Androphobic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for androphobia

androphobia

[ăn′drə-fōbē-ə]

n.

An abnormal fear or dislike of men.
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