misandry

noun
mis·​an·​dry | \ ˈmi-ˌsan-drē How to pronounce misandry (audio) \

Definition of misandry

: a hatred of men

Examples of misandry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It should be noted here that Liandrin brushes aside a lock of Moiraine’s hair in a way that suggests her ostensible misandry may be twinned with an attraction to other women, or at least to Moiraine herself. Sean T. Collins, Vulture, 3 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of misandry

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for misandry

mis- (as in misanthropy) + andr- + -y entry 2

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The first known use of misandry was in 1898

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“Misandry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misandry. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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