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  • adj. Relating to or in accordance with masculinism.
  • n. An advocate of masculinism.


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  • Rather, it is based on a return to the text of the Quran, preening away centuries of what I'd call masculinist readings.

    Nicholas D. Kristof

  • Nevertheless, I would agree that there is a kind of masculinist politics at work in defending "tradition" and also in arguing that our work has a "science-ism" to it that makes us valuable to English departments.

    On Language

  • But the upper echelons of the business world are still dominated by males, and a 'masculinist' culture prevails.

    Feminist Philosophers

  • Mr. Wasley sums this up adroitly, noting "how many of the critical narratives of postwar American poetry" frame the period "in terms of competing camps of formalism versus experiment, establishment versus avant-garde, feminist or gay versus masculinist, West Coast versus East."

    Keeper of the Affirming Flame

  • Past form suggests a warmed-up fricassee of masculinist interventions and tellings-off for "political correctness", though it could prove to be more nuanced and nourishing.

    London's missing dimension – serenity | Dave Hill

  • Flagrant (that is too say, female, gay, primitive) pleasure is a dangerous and spontaneous force in a (still) masculinist society that dictates desire's boundaries, subjects, objects, normalcy, arenas of delight or prurience.

    ArtScene: Southern California's Top Ten Exhibition Picks for 2010

  • It's here that he rails for the umpteenth time against lesser critics who have dared to suggest that his boisterous, agonistic account of writerly influence might be weighted in favour of a certain masculinist tradition.

    The Anatomy of Influence by Harold Bloom – review

  • • Preening hereditary pundit Giles Coren has joined the Jeremy Clarkson-led backlash in defence of Sky Sport's martyred masculinist, Andy Gray.

    Michael White's diary

  • One key effect of the symbolic politics of off-loading this feminized work is that the resulting masculinist image of the military serves to rationalize the privatization of the armed forces.

    David Isenberg: The Feminine Side of Private Military Contractors

  • But until there's serious proof that Lewis's big talk is matched by big results, I'll consider him little more than a swollen talking head spouting tired old masculinist fantasies.

    Ray Lewis and the 'bollocks' industry


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