misandry

[ mis-an-dree ]
/ ˈmɪs æn dri /

noun

hatred of males.
Compare misogyny.

Origin of misandry

1945–50; mis-2 + -andry (as in polyandry), on the model of misogyny

Related forms

mis·an·drist, noun, adjective

Can be confused

misandry misanthropy misogyny
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British Dictionary definitions for misandrist

misandry

/ (ˈmɪsəndrɪ) /

noun

hatred of men

Derived Forms

misandrist, noun, adjectivemisandrous, adjective

Word Origin for misandry

C20: from Greek, from miso- + -andria, from anēr man
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