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English definition of “misogynist”

misogynist

adjective     /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/writerFeelings of dislike and hatred
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