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 entry 1

First Known Use of ad feminam

1874, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ad feminam

borrowed from New Latin, literally, "to the woman"

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