Glossary

It’s going to be a gradual process to compile an adequate list of relevant terms and abbreviations found in men’s rights and feminist literature, but I’ve made a start. Feel free to suggest further terms for inclusion.

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ad hominem (definition) (example 1)  (example 2)

Agency

Agitprop

Alt-right

Antifa Supposedly militant anti-fascists

Apex fallacy

Availability heuristic e.g. most politicians and billionaires are men = men are powerful

AWALT (All women are like that)

-B-

Bae Usually means partner or significant other

Benevolent sexism Essentially a term used by feminists to denigrate traditional customs of male chivalry and good manners (wiki definition here)

Bias

Bigot

Body-positive A sub-set of the feminist movement who preach blissful complaceny in relation to the value of sensible diet and exercise

Brigading

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Cisgender

Cognitive dissonance

Collectivism Many believe the feminist movement to be a clear example of collectivism (related article here)

Confirmation bias

Conflate

Cuck/Cuckservative/Cuckriarchy ‘Cuck’ is the shortened version of the word ‘cuckold‘. The Wiki definition of a ‘cuckservative’ is here

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Damselling A pattern of feminist behaviour that features appealing to institutional power, taking it for granted really, and then pleading powerlessness (Source) One of the more common manifestations of toxic femininity

Divorce rape (The confiscation of a man’s financial resources by his former partner and legal advisers as facilitated by a gynocentric legal system. This concept is discussed here, here and here)

Dogpile An emerging strategy to discredit/remove men who are celebrities and/or in positions of authority through lodging multiple complaints of inappropriate conduct (which may or may not be credible). In large organisations this has the added benefit of increasing the chance that a woman will be appointed to the newly-vacated position as the organisations seeks to be seen to address the ‘scandal’

Dog-whistle

Double-think means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them ― George Orwell, 1984

Doxing A form of online harassment involving the public disclosure of personal details such as name and address (example)

Duluth model (with MRA discussion here)

Dystopian

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Egalitarianism

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Fedora (a feminist put-down of an imagined sub-class of men described as “a particular kind of young, socially awkward “geek” male, frequently aligned with some of the more openly misogynistic regions of the of the internet”. (Source and further discussion)

Femfog

Feminist

-G-

Game (interpretation1)

Gender feminism (interpretation1)

Gynocentrism (Article here)

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Harpy (harpies)

Hegemony

Heteronormative Denoting or relating to a world view that promotes heterosexuality as the normal or preferred sexual orientation

Hive-mind

Honey badger An enthusiastic female advocate for Men’s Rights

Hypergamy The practice of ‘marrying-up’ (Discussion thread) (Detailed discussion)

Hypoagency (meaning1)

-I-

Identity politics

Intactivist

Intersectional feminist (interpretation1)

Intra-sexual competition (see also pre-selection)

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-K-

Kafkatrapping

-L-

Libertarianism

Logical fallacy

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MAGA Make America Great Again

Male disposability 

Mangina (example)

Manosphere

Mansplaining Meaning1 | Articles on the topic here, here and here | Reddit comments on article

Manspreading

Meme

Meninist In practice this term is primarily used by feminists to denigrate mens rights activists, and promote the false notion that men’s rights is a ‘me-too’ movement that seeks to emulate feminism.

MGTOW (Men going their own way) Meaning1

MRA/MHRA Men’s human rights activist (or advocate)

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NAFALT (not all feminists are like that)

NAWALT (not all women are like that)

Neckbeard (derogatory term favoured by feminists) The corresponding term for feminists is ‘Legbeard

NPD  or Narcissistic Personality Disorder

-O-

Objectification

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Patriarchy

Poe/Poe’s Law

Preference Theory (Catherine Hakim)

PUA (pick-up artist)

Pussy-beggar A man who routinely jettisons his self-respect in the (generally forlorn) hope of engaging in sexual activity with a women. ‘Nice’ guys & male feminists feature prominently among their ranks. 

Pussy pass (examples)

-Q-

-R-

Red pill

Rinsing A form of financial abuse

Robophobia

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Schrödinger’s rapist

Shit-test

SIMP A foolish or simple person (example)

Social Justice Warrior (SJW) (Also here)

Stare rape

Streisand Effect

-T-

Tender Years Doctrine

TERF Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminist (discussed in this thread)

Thoughtcrime

THOT (That ho over there) A promiscous woman

Toxic femininity

Trope

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Uncle Tim (similar in meaning to ‘Mangina’) Also mentioned in this article

-V-

Virtue signalling

Vulgarian (example1) (example2)

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White Knight (example1) (example2) (basis for this behaviour)

‘Women are Wonderful’ effect

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