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misogamist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n misogamist a person who hates marriage
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Misogamist A hater of marriage.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n misogamist A hater of marriage.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Misogamist mis-og′a-mist a hater of marriage
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. misei^n to hate + marriage
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. misein, to hate, gamos, marriage.

Usage

In literature:

You satirists, cynics, misogamists and misogynists may sneer at love, and jeer at marriage.
"Hushed Up" by William Le Queux
The misogamist type of woman cannot fail to prove as futile as the misogamist man.
"The Truth About Woman" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
I must say I should not wish you to renounce your misogamistic notions here.
"Cecil Castlemaine's Gage, Lady Marabout's Troubles, and Other Stories" by Ouida
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