Definition of gynophobia in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɡīnəˈfōbēə/ /ˌjinə-/ /ˌɡaɪnəˈfoʊbiə/


  • Dislike or fear of women.

    • ‘Misogyny and gynophobia abounded in this context as women were, for the largely male artists who worked in this style between the wars, generally victims, annoyances, or threats to virility.’
    • ‘But while the narrative urges union with the female other, his treatment of the images in these poems lays bare the volume's disturbing gynophobia.’
    • ‘At the beginning of the new century, across the English-speaking West, there is almost an entire media system dedicated to the modern male's gynophobia.’
    • ‘I am not a misogynist nor do I suffer from gynophobia.’
    • ‘He is a high-school sophomore with a serious case of gynophobia.’



/ˌɡīnəˈfōbēə/ /ˌjinə-/ /ˌɡaɪnəˈfoʊbiə/