Misandry



[mis-an-dree] /ˈmɪs æn dri/

noun
1.
hatred of males.
/ˈmɪsəndrɪ/
noun
1.
hatred of men
n.

1878, from miso- “hatred” + andros “of man, male human being” (see anthropo-). Related: Misandrist.

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