Any action or habit common among men that annoys females.
This action or habit is uncommon to females.
Used in a sentence:
My husband has more maleisms than I knew! (Noun)
He made a very maleistic choice by cutting in front of the other driver. (Adverb)
Examples of maleisms:
- Aggressive driving
- Forgetting dates (such as birthdays and anniversaries)
- Refusing to shower at camp simply because he is at camp
CC June 09, 2009
Thunder Bay, Ontario
slang word for "Masculism"; belief of men's rights and defending the male image from the extremist views of feminist groups. The opposite of Feminism; the male's version of Feminisim
Maleism; slang term used in place of Masculism; belief in the superiority of men; "He's displaying signs of Maleism"
slang word for "Masculism"
the belief that men or, in fact, our whole society including governments are subverted by feminism/feminists/women, making it impossible for men to live up to their "natural" potential of strong protectors
in many cases influenced by and linked to extreme right and anti-semitic ideologies
(in Europe) a mostly internet based movement fighting well organised edit wars and harrassing feminist activists, with notable exceptions such as Anders Breivik taking this ideology directly to the real world.
"Well, we need some opposition to feminism!" – "No we don't. We need social justice. Maleism is based on the idea of men's superiority. We need feminism, anti-racism, anti-classism." – "But men suffer too!" – "Yes they do at some points, and it'd be great of you to campaign against that. But neither feminism nor women are to blame. Take some responsibility, fight you own fights, be an ally to whoever is truly disadvantaged in a given society."