misanthropist misanthropist

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who dislikes people in general

Usage(s):

  1. At 31 he confided in letters to a friend: "I fled from men, had to appear a misanthropist, though I am far from being one .
  2. Like Conan Doyle's detective, the hero of this picture (Van Johnson) is a flinty misanthropist whose only friends are a dear old dud called, in this case, Matthews (Cecil Parker .

News

  • A Confederacy of Dunces Could Be Broadway-Bound

    Ex-boyfriends of the world, rejoice! With any luck, a 30-year-old misanthropist who lives with his mom will soon be taking Broadway by storm. While several film versions of The Confederacy of Dunces have so far failed to pan out, Variety announced today that playwright Jeffrey Hatcher and director David Esbjornson ... More »        
    on March 11, 2014     Source: Vulture

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