Definition of phallogocentrism in English:


Pronunciation /faˌlɒɡəˈsɛntrɪz(ə)m/


  • In post-structuralist, especially feminist, theory: a structure or style of thought, speech, or writing (often considered as typical of traditional western philosophy, culture, or literature), deconstructed as expressing male attitudes and reinforcing male dominance; phallocentrism implicitly communicated in or through language.


1970s. From French phallogocentrisme, blend of phallo- and logocentrisme, after phallocentrisme.