misandry mis"an*dry (m[i^]s"[a^]n*dr[y^]), n. [Gr. misei^n to hate + 'andh`r a man.] Hatred of men. Contrast {{misogyny}} and cf. {misandrist}.

Syn: man-hating. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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