Definition of racist in English:


Line breaks: ra¦cist
Pronunciation: /ˈreɪsɪst


A person who believes that a particular race is superior to another: I had a fear of being called a racist
More example sentences
  • "You may not be a racist but the people who vote for you are," I said to him.
  • Of these people, misguided as they may be, few are actual racists.
  • It is time for strong action to be taken to show the racists that their chanting and form of supporting is not welcome.


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Having or showing the belief that a particular race is superior to another: we are investigating complaints about racist abuse at a newsagents
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.

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