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female chauvinist

noun
1.
a female who patronizes, disparages, or otherwise denigrates males in the belief that they are inferior to females and thus deserving of less than equal treatment or benefit.
Related forms
female chauvinism, noun

chauvinist

[shoh-vuh-nist] /ˈʃoʊ və nɪst/
noun
1.
a person who is aggressively and blindly patriotic, especially one devoted to military glory.
2.
a person who believes one gender is superior to the other, as a male chauvinist or a female chauvinist.
Related forms
chauvinistic, adjective
chauvinistically, adverb
unchauvinistic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for female-chauvinist

chauvinist

n.

1877, from French chauviniste, from Chauvin (see chauvinism). Related: Chauvinistic (1870).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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