Male prejudice against women; the belief that men are superior in terms of ability, intelligence, etc. a bastion of male chauvinism
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- In honor of the cold war, let me address old-fashioned male chauvinism.
- In China, a country having a centuries-long tradition of male superiority, male chauvinism is absolutely not a new word.
- In different parts of the world, male chauvinism in different degrees has led to gender injustice.
male chauvinist noun& adjective
- Example sentences
- A renewed reading of the sacred texts is needed in order to expose the inconsistencies in the male chauvinist reading of the tradition.
- A devotee of the sexual revolution, he remained in many ways an unreconstructed, 1950s male chauvinist pig.
- Anyone saying that today would be vilified for male-chauvinist sexism.
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Syllabification: male chau·vin·ism
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