The definition of a misanthrope is someone who dislikes and distrusts people.
An example of a misanthrope is a grumpy old man who doesn't like any people and who avoids human contact of all types.
a person who hates or distrusts all people
Origin of misanthropeClassical Greek misanthr?pos, hating mankind from misein, to hate + anthr?pos, a man: see anthropo-
One who hates or mistrusts humankind.
Origin of misanthropeFrench from Greek mīsanthrōpos hating mankind mīso- miso- anthrōpos man
- One who hates all mankind; one who hates the human race.