gy·​no·​cen·​tric ˌgī-nə-ˈsen-trik How to pronounce gynocentric (audio)
: dominated by or emphasizing feminine interests or a feminine point of view compare androcentric

Examples of gynocentric in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The album was hardly constructed solely with gynocentric energy — its producer is the great Blake Mills, and the musicians include such legends as drummer Jim Keltner and bassist Pino Palladino, as well as frequent Kendrick Lamar collaborator Sounwave. Chris Willman, Variety, 17 Sep. 2022 This being one of Almodóvar’s gynocentric sagas, our heroines bring forth daughters: Janis gives birth to Cecilia, and Ana to Anita. Anthony Lane, The New Yorker, 24 Dec. 2021 Not a guide to gynocentric plot-building—more of a roaming miscellany of heroines across the ages. James Parker, The Atlantic, 4 Aug. 2021

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Word History


gyno- + -centric

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gynocentric was in 1909

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“Gynocentric.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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