misandry

[mis-an-dree]

noun

hatred of males.

Compare misogyny.

Origin of misandry

1945–50; mis-2 + -andry (as in polyandry), on the model of misogyny
Related formsmis·an·drist, noun, adjective
Can be confusedmisandry misanthropy misogyny
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Related Words for misandry

doubt, distrust, pessimism, bitterness, sarcasm, misanthropy

British Dictionary definitions for misandry

misandry

noun

hatred of men
Derived Formsmisandrist, noun, adjectivemisandrous, adjective

Word Origin for misandry

C20: from Greek, from miso- + -andria, from anēr man
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Word Origin and History for misandry
n.

1878, from miso- "hatred" + andros "of man, male human being" (see anthropo-). Related: Misandrist.

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