manhater

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From man +‎ hater. Compare Old English mannhata (man-hater).

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manhater (plural manhaters)

  1. One who hates mankind; misanthrope.
  2. One who hates men or the male sex, misandrist.
    • 2011, Joseph Lowe, Losers and Winners on the Unknown Road to an Unpredictable Destiny:
      From past experiences it seems that 99% of man hating women consider themselves feminists, but few feminists consider themselves manhaters.
    • 2013, Christina Scharff, Repudiating Feminism (Epub) Young Women in a Neoliberal World:
      Julia has to make various disclaimers (feminism does not always imply lesbianism and vice-versa; she is a lesbian 'but' not a manhater) before occupying a pro-feminist stance.

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