misogynous

adjective
mi·​sog·​y·​nous | \ mə-ˈsä-jə-nəs How to pronounce misogynous (audio) \
variants: or less commonly misogynic \ ˌmi-​sə-​ˈji-​nik How to pronounce misogynous (audio) , -​ˈgī-​ How to pronounce misogynous (audio) \

Definition of misogynous

: characterized by or expressing misogyny or hatred of women : misogynistic misogynous lyrics/comments Challenging the view that midwives were the victims of an elite, misogynous medical establishment that pushed them out of practice …— Judy Barrett Litoff … the confusing or downright misogynic messages rampant in the music industry …— Harvey Araton

First Known Use of misogynous

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Misogynous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misogynous. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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