Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to misanthropic: solipsistic
See: cynical
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Jean-Pierre Fabre is sixty-seven, misanthropic, and hilarious -- and he's stuck in his hospital bed.
GRAN TORINO (Channel 5, tonight, 9pm) CLINT Eastwood, who also directs, is simply brilliant as the grizzled, misanthropic widower who befriends a Korean teenager who tries to steal his beloved Gran Torino cT ar.
The ability to be rude and misanthropic and it will be excused as just a sign of being old.
With the help of her hunky American husband, Huckle, and her pet puffin, the rather Disney-esque Neil, Polly needs to save the bakery by avoiding the wrath of late Mrs Manse's misanthropic sister.
They have dealt with their appalling friends, family, Rob's career crisis, and the pressure on Sharon's bladder, all with a united front of misanthropic cynicism, dirty jokes and brutal honesty.
GRAN TORINO Channel 5, 9pm Misanthropic Korean War veteran Walt leads an isolated existence, and has a tense relationship with his family and nothing but contempt for his neighbours.
Bill Murray fans will certainly adore his performance as a broke, boozing, gambling, misanthropic Vietnam vet who is somehow surviving on civilisation's thin ice.
Many artists express extreme anti-Christian and misanthropic views, and several of the genre's "second wave" pioneers have been convicted for church burnings and murder.
According to the Washington Post, the app is the work of programmer/"creative" Brian Moore and former Buzzfeed creative director Chris Baker, who seems to have specialized in vaguely misanthropic apps.
Where'd You Go, Bernadette was one of 2012's funniest best-selling books and packed satire with a punch: its appearance in paperback will involve new audiences in observations of modern life, from modern parenting to technology, as it considers the relationship between quirky daughter Bee and her misanthropic mother Bernadette.
The TV show followed the adventures of Basil Fawlty, a misanthropic hotelier with a penchant for losing his temper, often with his dim-witted Spanish waiter, Manuel, much to the dismay of his bossy wife Sybil .
They are the queer poetics of the Marprelate controversy; the promiscuous parthenogenesis of the Nashe-Harvey pamphlets; theaters of envy in The Poetomachia and Troilius and Cressida; aristocratic remains in Coriolanus and Timon of Athens; and dogges, verse, and effeminate men in the misanthropic railings of Anger, Sharp, and Munda.