Meaning of misandrist in English:


Pronunciation /mɪˈsandrɪst/


  • A person who dislikes, despises, or is strongly prejudiced against men.

    ‘the counterpart to a misogynist is a misandrist’
    • ‘When it comes to Australian men you could call me a misandrist.’
    • ‘It's appealing for misandrists to make the argument that a guy's sexual bits are naturally icky, in the same way misogynists do of women's.’
    • ‘Anybody care to start a pool for how long it takes a commenter to suggest that refusing to date people with nothing in common with us makes us all misandrists?’
    • ‘Just like misogynists, misandrists come in male and female varieties, with certain men hating each other, and themselves, just as much, if not more, than any woman could possibly be bothered to hate them.’
    • ‘Thankfully there are very few of these misandrists left and their demands become less and less relevant to normal people as the years roll round.’
    • ‘Such ploys are also used by male misandrists who trash their own gender in order to be born again as "honorary women".’
    • ‘It should be remembered that many misandrists are male.’
    • ‘I am not a misandrist but the existence of a pervasive misogyny seems to me undeniable.’


  • Relating to or characteristic of a misandrist.

    ‘the university is teaching misandrist lies’
    • ‘I can't figure out if you're a real feminist or a guy doing a parody of a misandrist feminist.’
    • ‘By fostering a work environment that is overtly misandrist and hostile to male employees they create discrimination against men.’
    • ‘I am a female MRA who was taken advantage of and I want to punish the offender without contributing to the misandrist guilty-until-proven-innocent culture which I feel has taken hold of North America.’
    • ‘The latest misandrist attack on downtrodden men is another example of this bias against us.’
    • ‘What I have said is that I resent misandrist feminists who distort facts to present women as being greater victims than they really are.’