Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Hatred or mistrust of men.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Man-hatred; a bad opinion of man, as being unfair or oppressive toward women.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Hatred of men. Contrast misogyny and cf. misandrist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The hatred of, pathological aversion to, or prejudice against men.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[miso– + Greek anēr, andr-, man (on the model of misogyny); see –andry.]

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Formed as mis- (“hatred”) + -andry (“men”) by analogy with misogyny; compare the Ancient Greek μισανδρία (misandria), from μισέω (miseō, "hate") + ἀνήρ (anēr, "man").

Examples

  • Culturally sanctioned misandry is beginning to cause discomfort.

    ProWomanProLife » Out with the old

  • Culturally sanctioned misandry is beginning to cause discomfort.

    ProWomanProLife » 2009 » December

  • This same year MW had a list of new words that were added into the latest edition, many of the words were so obscure I could hardly find any use of the words at all … so I realized the omission of the word misandry was not an oversight.

    MND: Your Daily Dose of Counter-Theory

  • When it comes to slandering the opposite sex, women get away with much more; the relative obscurity of the word misandry speaks for itself.

    Monster of Marriage

  • When it comes to slandering the opposite sex, women get away with much more; the relative obscurity of the word misandry speaks for itself.

    Monster of Marriage

  • When it comes to slandering the opposite sex, women get away with much more; the relative obscurity of the word misandry speaks for itself.

    Monster of Marriage

  • The same goes for all of these pitiful whiners complaining about "misandry".

    A movement to bring back the 'man's man'

  • Lies, Damn Lies, and False Rape Statistics yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Lies, Damn Lies, and False Rape Statistics'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: A rather angry and somewhat incoherent rant about rampant "misandry" on college campuses spurred both editorial concern and heated "discussion" at OpEd News yesterday.'

    Lies, Damn Lies, and False Rape Statistics

  • And when feminists do it to men, it’s called misandry, but not by anyone whose opinion I respect.

    Why do the pretty suburban white girls get all the media’s attention?

  • But the MRM hasn't begun to discuss this issue of hatred towards males on the dating scene ... despite making references sometimes to "misandry".

    MND: Your Daily Dose of Counter-Theory

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