from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Hatred of women.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Hatred of, contempt for, or prejudice against women.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Hatred of women. Contrast misandry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Hatred of women.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. hatred of women


Greek mīsoguniā : mīso-, miso- + gunē, woman; see -gyny.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek μισογυνία (misogunia) and μισογύνης (misogunēs, "woman hater"), from μισέω (miseō, "I hate") + γυνή (gunē, "woman"). (Wiktionary)



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  • its near blasphemy searching for the word misogyny on international womens day but nevertheless.....!!

    March 8, 2015

  • wth?

    May 9, 2009

  • "'It is my belief, brother, that your misogyny is largely theoretical.'"
    --O'Brian, The Truelove, 50

    March 10, 2008