philandry

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined from the Ancient Greek roots φιλέω ‎(philéō, I love) + ἀνδρός ‎(andrós), genitive of ἀνήρ ‎(anḗr, man). Compare philander.

Noun[edit]

philandry ‎(uncountable)

  1. The love or fondness for men.
    • 2014, Troy Mckenzie, WOMEN'S WORTH, PRICELESS, page 111-112:
      If a man is philogynous towards his partner, she is more than likely to denote her philandry of fondness, love, or admiration for him.

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