an·​ti-fe·​male ˌan-tē-ˈfē-ˌmāl How to pronounce anti-female (audio)
: characterized by or expressing hostility or discrimination toward females
anti-female comments
an anti-female bias in hiring

Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-female was in 1870

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-female.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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