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Pronunciation: /ˈʃəʊvənəst; ˈʃəʊvɪnɪst/

Translation of chauvinist in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (jingoist) chovinista (masculine and feminine), patriotero, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • To believe this, you need to be not just a patriot but a chauvinist.
    • Secondly, even the most extreme leftists tend to start from the position of equality between persons, whereas extreme rightists are typically chauvinists.
    • He may have to deal with a realignment of his own, especially if his party's move to formally dump its pro-independence platform upsets the minority of diehard chauvinists.
    1.2 (sexist) machista (masculine) (male) chauvinist machista (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Male chauvinists, if anything, should be the ones supporting such government folly - not aspiring feminists!
    • We have no doubt that if women put their heads together, they can overcome the barriers mounted by male chauvinists.
    • You would be forgiven for thinking that such sentiments had been mouthed by a male chauvinist in the 19th century, or that they are perhaps a parody of our ancestors' unenlightened mindset.

adjective/adjetivo ( also chauvinistic /ˌʃəʊvəˈnɪstɪk; ˌʃəʊvɪˈnɪstɪk/)

  • 1.1 (jingoistic) chovinista, patriotero 1.2 (sexist) machista (male) chauvinist pig [colloquial/familiar] machista (masculine) asqueroso [colloquial/familiar]

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