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Manarchists are the non-hot variety of anarchist. Manarchists are macho "anarchists" who talk too much at meetings, adhere to the cult of the great thinkers (drop Kropotkin, Bakunin, Proudhon, Chomsky, etc. . . all the time), negate others' experiences, take up space, exert their privileges to ... Read Moretheir fullest, and generally perpetuate heteropatriarchal bullshit
Manarchists flourish at house shows, where they might drunkenly talk at you about the working class, without allowing any of the transfolk and women present to speak. They are also found at meetings where they have all the ideas but none of the time or energy to do the work. They can sometimes be identified by the PBR cans that grow in their hands and the famous now-defunct leftist organization and/or crust band their outer coverings reference.
by Otter Eliconia July 06, 2009
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An angry young "anarchist" male that has issues relating to women.

So and so is such a fucking manarchist, he doesn't listen to any of the women at our anti-hierarchical group meetings!

Typical Manarchist banter:

"The state facilitates the oppression of men by women! So I know this guy who called the cops because his girlfriend was beating on him, and when they arrived they totally brought the guy to jail instead of the girl that hit him! Yea... And one other thing.. that story was actually about me! Women are like totally part of the system dude."
by Jack R. February 28, 2008
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A stereotypical white male anarchist, a variation of the brogressive. Thinks the state and capitalism are the world's only problems, as they are the only ones he has ever had to deal with. Hates members of Black Lives Matter who grew up in suburbs but worships a 19th-century white male Russian prince. Portmanteau of "man" and "anarchism."
Oh shit, it's that manarchist again. I hope he's not going to mansplain sexism, racism, and homophobia to us again.
by Queen Buttrix August 27, 2016
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Any male anarchist who is feared because he doesn't agree with feminism and thus becomes a target for attack by insecure feminists who project their shortcomings on the manarchist. Often, any allusion to state-enforced abuse where a single male may recount an experience of mistreatment at the hands of the state, which is an indicator of a greater problem affecting multiple men, is met with sarcasm, disparaging remarks and trivialisation of the issue, often portraying them in a manner consistent to that of a frat boy. This happens even when such a male has good reason to feel like the abuse is state-enforced as evidenced by the study carried out by Murray A. Straus and Richard J. Gelles showing that when a woman called the police, in 41.4% (threatened with immediate arrest 28%) of the cases the man was ordered out of the house, but when the man called for the police, the woman was ordered out of the house in 0% (threatened with immediate police arrest 0%) of the cases.

Such feelings are met with contempt and disregard. Case in point, Jack R's and Otter Eliconia's definition.
Jack: Look at the Manarchist complaining about domestic abuse. He just ought to check his privilege. Look at him talking with that dude-bro accent, getting drunk, talking about abuse. How dare he have feelings! How dare he complain!
by The Real Humanist May 04, 2015
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An entitled white male who pretends to be an anarchist but is not willing to do the work involved in creating a society free of hierarchies, such as becoming aware of the ways he benefits from the system.

Nowadays manarchists tend not to be involved in any actual anarchist organizing, and when they are they are toxic to it, sometimes intentionally so (see Brandon Darby). They can often quote anarchist thinkers from over 100 years ago but are woefully incapable of applying the most basic elements of their theory; they will find something Bakunin said about Jews and use it as a trump card, forgetting that Bakunin was just a man and would never have been OK with being used this way.
Some people have mischaracterized the term manarchist as representing a conflict between anarchism and "SJW ideology," but in reality there is no conflict; manarchists are on the outside of the anarchist movement and shunned by everyone involved.
by Valerie Morghulis December 18, 2017
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A man who claims to be an anarchist but who's class analysis falls short when it comes to the subordination of females
Manarchist circle-jerk all day long to fantasies of revolutions that would never liberate women
by Ghostglitter December 20, 2016
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