anti-female

adjective
an·​ti-fe·​male | \ ˌan-tē-ˈfē-ˌmāl How to pronounce anti-female (audio) , ˌan-tī-\

Definition of anti-female

: characterized by or expressing hostility or discrimination toward females anti-female comments an anti-female bias in hiring

First Known Use of anti-female

1870, in the meaning defined above

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