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

  • n. Hatred of men.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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


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



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