[ mas-kyuh-lin-ist ]
/ ˈmæs kyə lɪn ɪst /
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advocating for men’s rights, in opposition to feminism, and supporting traditional gender roles: Nostalgia for a bygone era inspires core masculinist ideals of femininity and manliness.
maintaining the superiority of men over women: masculinist hiring practices;masculinist and patriarchal bias in politics.
an advocate of men’s rights: Masculinists are asking the police force to allocate resources specifically for male victims of domestic violence.
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British Dictionary definitions for masculinist
/ (ˈmæskjʊlɪnɪst) /
an advocate of the rights of men
of, characterized by, or relating to men's rights
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