Misogyny meaning

mĭ-sŏj'ə-nē
Hatred of women or the female sex, esp. by a man.
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Misogyny is hatred of women by men.

When a man hates women, this is an example of misogyny.

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Hatred or mistrust of women.
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Hatred or mistrust of women.
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Hatred of, contempt for, or prejudice against women.
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Origin of misogyny

  • Greek mīsoguniā mīso- miso- gunē woman –gyny
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Ancient Greek μισογυνία (misogunia) and μισογύνης (misogunÄ“s, “woman hater"), from μισέω (miseō, “I hate") + γυνή (gunÄ“, “woman").
    From Wiktionary