Definition of Antifeminist

1. Noun. Someone who does not believe in the social or economic or political equality of men and women.

Generic synonyms: Bigot
Specialized synonyms: Male Chauvinist, Sexist
Derivative terms: Antifeminism



Definition of Antifeminist

1. Adjective. antagonistic to feminism ¹

2. Adjective. advocating antifeminism ¹

3. Noun. A person who is antagonistic to feminism. ¹

4. Noun. An advocate of antifeminism. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Antifeminist

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Antifeminist

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1. Characters and Events of Roman History, from Caesar to Nero: The Lowell by Guglielmo Ferrero (1909)
"Many interests gathered quickly to reinforce this antifeminist reaction, which, although exaggerated, had its origin in sincere feeling. ..."

2. The Woman Movement by Ellen Karolina Sofia Key, Mamah Bouton Borthwick (1912)
"... household —a corollary which is always forgotten by the antifeminist writers who assert that "the man becomes a slave when he has to work for the whole, ..."

3. The Spirit of Protest in Old French Literature by Mary Morton Wood (1917)
"226, 228) ' Jean de Meung has been considered the greatest antifeminist of the age. It is not to be expected, indeed, that so satirical an author should ..."

4. Working with the Working Woman by Cornelia Stratton Parker (1922)
"Later, when I am promoted to starched work, I tend to grow antifeminist. Why can men live and move and have their beings satisfactorily incased in soft ..."

5. Sight Unseen/the Confession by Mary Roberts Rinehart (2001)
"We all liked her, and Sperry, Sperry the bachelor, the iconoclast, the antifeminist, was staring at her with curiously intent eyes. ..."

6. A Physicists Labour In War and Peace: Memoirs 1933 by Ernst Walter Kellermann (2004)
"There was Nernst pontificating not just about physics, but about many general subjects from a conservative and often antifeminist point of view, ..."

7. American Vulgar: The Politics of Manipulation Versus the Culture of Awareness by Robert Grudin (2006)
"... antifeminist tradition, as casting forth an evil aura of sexually forbidden knowledge. This notion of evil was, and (although Christianity has ..."

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