misandry

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

Definition of misandry

: a hatred of men

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Matriarchy Now’ was encouraging misandry and oppressing men. Sebastian Matthew, Billboard, "Meet The 17-Year-Old Activist Behind New Line 'Matriarchy Now'," 24 Aug. 2017

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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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