Definition of misogyny
: hatred of, aversion to, or prejudice against women a culture that promotes violence and misogyny … battled the personal demons of alcoholism, racism, and misogyny.— James Kaplan Her books are pervaded by a deep pessimism and an equally profound misogyny.— Janet Malcolm … a mission to expose the common cord that nourishes capitalism, misogyny, classism, and fat hatred …— Anastasia Higginbotham also : something (such as speech or behavior) that reflects and fosters misogyny Cosloy's suggestion for a solution to misogyny in song—women should make their own records!—is scurrilous as long as men are not ready to pass the mike. — Evelyn McDonnell Dr [Una] McIlvenna says misogyny has always been rife. "There's always been misogyny in news reporting, both victim-blaming and in the coverage of women who commit crimes." — Lisa Needham
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