[ mi-soj-uh-nwar, mahy‐ ]
/ mɪˈsɒdʒ əˌnwar, maɪ‐ /
the specific hatred, dislike, distrust, and prejudice directed toward black women (often used attributively): misogynoir attitudes and comments; The media’s erasure of the contributions of black women to the project was called out as an instance of misogynoir.
Words nearby misogynoir
Origin of misogynoir
blend of misogyny and French noir “black”; coined in 2008 by queer feminist scholar Moya Bailey
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