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misogynistnoun [C]

uk   /mɪˈsɒdʒ.ɪ.nɪst/  us   /-ˈsɑː.dʒɪ-/
a man who hates women or believes that men are much better than women

misogynistadjective

uk   /mɪˈsɒdʒ.ɪ.nɪst/  us   /-ˈsɑː.dʒɪ-/ (also misogynistic )
showing feelings of hating women or a belief that men are much better than women: She left the Church because of its misogynist teachings on women and their position in society. a misogynistic attitude/writer
Translations of “misogynist”
in Chinese (Traditional) 厭惡女人者…
in Russian женоненавистник…
in Turkish kadınlardan nefret eden adam, kadın düşmanı erkek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 厌恶女人者,嫌忌女人者…
in Polish mizogin…
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