[ 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.
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Origin of misogynoir
blend of misogyny and French noir “black”; coined in 2008 by queer feminist scholar Moya Bailey
Words nearby misogynoir
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