[ fi-loj-uh-nee ]
/ fɪˈlɒdʒ ə ni /
love of or liking for women.
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Origin of philogyny
1745–55; < Greek philogynía. See philo-, gyny
OTHER WORDS FROM philogynyphi·log·y·nist, nounphi·log·y·nous, adjective
Words nearby philogyny
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British Dictionary definitions for philogyny
/ (fɪˈlɒdʒɪnɪ) /
rare fondness for womenCompare misogyny
Derived forms of philogynyphilogynist, nounphilogynous, adjective
Word Origin for philogyny
C17: from Greek philogunia, from philo- + gunē woman
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