Philogynist Phi*log"y*nist, n. [See {Philogyny}.] A lover or friend of women; one who esteems woman as the higher type of humanity; -- opposed to {misogynist}. [1913 Webster]

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  • philogynist — [fɪ lɒdʒɪnɪst] noun formal a person who likes or admires women. Derivatives philogyny noun Origin C19: from philo + Gk gunē woman + ist …   English new terms dictionary

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  • philogyny — philogynist, n. philogynous, adj. /fi loj euh nee/, n. love of or liking for women. [1745 55; < Gk philogynía. See PHILO , GYNY] * * * …   Universalium

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  • misogynist — noun /mɪˈsɒdʒ.ən.ɪst,mɪˈsɑdʒ.ən.ɪst/ a) One who professes misogyny; a hater of women. b) One who displays prejudice against or looks down upon women. Ant: philogynist …   Wiktionary

  • philogyny — /fəˈlɒdʒəni/ (say fuh lojuhnee) noun love of women. {Greek philogynia} –philogynist, noun –philogynous, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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