social and political rule by men.
Historical Examples

There has never been a democracy, so far—only an androcracy.
Our Androcentric Culture, or The Man Made World Charlotte Perkins Gilman


rule or domination by men; male supremacy
Word Origin

Greek andros ‘man’

“rule or supremacy of men,” 1883; see andro- + -cracy. Related: Androcratic.


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