ad feminam

adjective ad fe·mi·nam \(ˈ)ad-ˈfe-mə-nəm, -ˌäm\

Definition of AD FEMINAM

:  marked by or being an attack on a woman's character rather than an answer to the contentions made — compare ad hominem

Origin of AD FEMINAM

New Latin, literally, to the woman
First Known Use: 1963


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