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Blend of man +‎ anarchist.


manarchist (plural manarchists)

  1. (slang, derogatory) A masculinist anarchist.
    • 2010, "Queen of the Neighbourhood", Revolutionary Women: A Book of Stencils, PM Press (2010), →ISBN, page 14:
      Is it [singling out women revolutionaries] a reaction to the manarchists who don't believe gender privilege exists or is a valid topic of conversation?
    • 2011, Sarah Seltzer, "Where Are the Women at Occupy Wall Street? Everywhere—and They're Not Going Away", The Nation, 26 October 2011:
      “There’s a ‘manarchist’ problem in a lot of left-wing spaces,” Federow, a young New York–based artist and activist who has been active in Occupy Judaism and has regularly volunteered downtown, says. “By that I mean a small group of white guys take up space and make de facto choices for a larger group of people.”
    • 2013, Laurie Penny, "Laurie Penny on Brand, iconoclasm, and a woman's place in the revolution", New Statesman, 2 November 2013:
      Nor is it unique to the organised left - the brocialist's more chaotic cousin is, of course, the manarchist, who displays many of the same traits in terms of blindness to privilege, casual sexism and a refusal to acknowledge structural gender oppression, but has a slightly different reading list and a more monochrome wardrobe.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:manarchist.