gynocentric

adjective
gy·​no·​cen·​tric | \ ˌgī-nə-ˈsen-trik How to pronounce gynocentric (audio) \

Definition of gynocentric

: 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 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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First Known Use of gynocentric

1909, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

27 Dec 2021

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“Gynocentric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gynocentric. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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