Definition of male chauvinism in English:

male chauvinism

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[mass noun]
  • 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
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  • 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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