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View synonyms for misandrist

misandrist

[ mis-an-dreest ]

noun

  1. someone, especially a woman, who hates, dislikes, or mistrusts men:

    Mainstream feminists are not misandrists; they seek equal rights for men and women on the basis that all genders have the ability and the right to lead self-determining lives.



adjective

  1. showing a hatred, dislike, or mistrust of men:

    The allegedly misandrist attitude of the administration is causing discipline problems with the male students.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of misandrist1

First recorded in 1950–55; misandr(y) ( def ) + -ist ( def )

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