Misogynist Mi*sog"y*nist (m[i^]*s[o^]j"[i^]*n[i^]st), n. [Gr. misogy`nhs, misogy`naios; misei^n to hate + gynh` woman: cf. F. misogyne.] A woman hater. Contrast {misandrist}. --Fuller. [1913 Webster +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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