WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
mi•sog•y•ny /mɪˈsɑdʒəni, maɪ-/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. hatred of or hostility toward women. Compare misandry.
mi•sog•y•nist, n. [countable]
mi•sog•y•nous,  adj. See -gyn-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
mi•sog•y•ny  (mi sojə nē, mī-),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. hatred, dislike, or mistrust of women. Cf.  misandry. 
mi•sogy•nic, mi•sogy•nous, mi•sog′y•nistic, adj. 
mi•sogy•nist, n. 
  • Neo-Latin misogynia. See miso-, gyn-, -y3
  • 1650–60


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

misogyny /mɪˈsɒdʒɪnɪ maɪ-/ n
  1. hatred of women
Etymology: 17th Century: from Greek, from miso- + gunē woman

miˈsogynist n , adj miˌsogyˈnistic, miˈsogynous adj



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