misogyny


mi·sog·y·ny

noun \mə-ˈsä-jə-nē\

Definition of MISOGYNY

:  a hatred of women
miso·gy·nic \ˌmi-sə-ˈji-nik, -ˈgī-\ adjective
mi·sog·y·nist \mə-ˈsä-jə-nist\ noun or adjective
mi·sog·y·nis·tic \mə-ˌsä-jə-ˈnis-tik\ adjective

Origin of MISOGYNY

Greek misogynia, from misein to hate + gynē woman — more at queen
First Known Use: circa 1656

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