misogynistic

The adjective misogynistic is good for describing a dislike or hatred of women, or a deep-rooted bias against women in particular.

If you describe a song's lyrics as being misogynistic, it means that they display an ugly hatred of women. A religion can be called misogynistic if it treats women as less human than men, and an employer might be accused of being misogynistic if he only promotes men in his company. The word is comprised of the Greek words miso, "hatred," and gyne, "women."

Definitions of misogynistic
  1. adjective
    hating women in particular
    synonyms: misogynous
    ill-natured
    having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
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