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racist Syllabification: rac·ist
Pronunciation: /ˈrāsəst/

Definition of racist in English:

noun

A person who shows or feels discrimination or prejudice against people of other races, or who believes that a particular race is superior to another: the comments have led to her being called a racist
More example sentences
  • They're racists because they are driven by hate, and whatever they do, that viciousness just bubbles over.
  • I think how proud I am of her for going from fearing racists to wanting to fight them.
  • Breton, Surrealism's leader and a past master of character assassination, claimed in the final issue of Minotaure that Dali was a self-confessed racist, and Dali chose not to respond.
Synonyms
racial bigot, racialist, xenophobe, chauvinist, supremacist
(racially) discriminatory, racialist, prejudiced, bigoted

adjective

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Showing or feeling discrimination or prejudice against people of other races, or believing that a particular race is superior to another: we are investigating complaints about racist abuse at the club
More example sentences
  • To be against the culture of white slave-owners was not to be racist against whites.
  • I think we still have certain people who are racist in attitudes.
  • Any old comment I make is immediately construed to be racist by some people.

Words that rhyme with racist

bassist

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