A fiery speech by Australia's prime minister, accusing her chief opponent of being a mysogynist, has prompted the country's leading dictionary to redefine the word.

The Macquarie Dictionary now states that a misognynist is not just a "woman-hater", but also someone who shows entrenched prejudice against women.

Its the latest development in a debate about sexism in Australia.

Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Sydney.

Source: Al Jazeera