Definition of sexism in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɛksɪz(ə)m/


[mass noun]
Prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination, typically against women, on the basis of sex: sexism in language is an offensive reminder of the way the culture sees women
More example sentences
  • It is a practice which perpetuates sexism, sex discrimination and sexual violence.
  • No group in the movement can claim to not be effected by systemic racism, sexism, homophobia, classism, and other forms of oppression.
  • One has only to think of such prejudices as racism and sexism.
chauvinism, discrimination, prejudice, bias;
machismo, laddishness

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