Top definition
/maskyələnizəm/

the advocacy of men's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to women.

Can also be referred to as 'masculism' or sarcastically 'meninism', it is essentially the opposite of feminism. Those who follow masculinism can be called 'MRAs', 'masculinists', and sarcastically 'meninists'.

stems from latin: masculus - male, just as 'feminism' stems from: femina - female
Person 1: "There must be a term for the male version of feminism..."
Person 2: "There is, masculinism. Don't tell anyone if you are one, though. It's a bit risky."
by King Hornet January 03, 2017
Get the mug
Get a masculinism mug for your mate Günter.
2
1) The ideology in which a man supports and seeks equity amongst men and women without denying the masculinity of men nor the femininity of women.

2) The view in which one (either man or woman) supports and seeks equity amongst the sexes without undermining the necessity and balance of the masculinity of men and femininity of women.

3) The concept of preserving the masculinity of men and femininity of women while obtaining equality amongst men and women.
1) "I do believe in equity amongst men and women, but I, as a man, will not act effeminate. In other words, I'm a 'Masculinist'."

2) "I love my man. He treats me with respect and appreciation, but he's still so strong and masculine. He's a 'Masculinist'."

3) "As a nation, we need to unite and treat one another with respect. Neither denying the masculinity of men nor the femininity of women. We must uphold Masculinism."
by Man_Id_Unknown June 25, 2006
Get the mug
Get a Masculinism mug for your dad Callisto.
3
1) The ideology in which a man supports and seeks equity amongst men and women without denying the masculinity of men nor the femininity of women.

2) The view in which one (either man or woman) supports and seeks equity amongst the sexes without undermining the necessity and balance of the masculinity of men and femininity of women.

3) The concept of preserving the masculinity of men and femininity of women while obtaining equality amongst men and women.

1) "I do believe in equity amongst men and women, but I, as a man, will not act effeminate. In other words, I'm a 'Masculinist'."

2) "I love my man. He treats me with respect and appreciation, but he's still so strong and masculine. He's a 'Masculinist'."

3) "As a nation, we need to unite and treat one another with respect. Neither denying the masculinity of men nor the femininity of women. We must uphold Masculinism."
by Man_Id_Unknown June 26, 2006
Get the mug
Get a Masculinism mug for your barber Larisa.
4
The opposite of feminism where men fight to take away women's rights.
Let's show up to a feminism event and protest for masculinism because women are only good for sex and chores!
by cmm10102 September 27, 2017
Get the mug
Get a Masculinism mug for your Facebook friend Bob.