- Misogyny is hatred of women by men.
When a man hates women, this is an example of misogyny.
misogyny definition by Webster's New World
hatred of women, esp. by a man
Origin: Classical Greek misogynia: see miso- and amp; -gyny
misogyny definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Hatred of women.
Origin: Greek mīsoguniā : mīso-, miso- + gunē, woman; see -gyny.
- misˌo·gynˈic adjective