phallocracy

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Etymology[edit]

From phallo- +‎ -cracy.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /faˈlɒkɹəsi/, /fəˈlɒkɹəsi/

Noun[edit]

phallocracy (countable and uncountable, plural phallocracies)

  1. A society or government of, or dominated by, men. [from 20th c.]
    • 1990, Camille Paglia, Sexual Personae:
      Therefore, despite its political patriarchy, Athens cannot be considered—horrid word—a phallocracy.

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