male-chauvinism

male chauvinism

noun
the beliefs, attitudes, or behavior of male chauvinists (men who patronize, disparage, or otherwise denigrate females in the belief that they are inferior to males and thus deserving of less than equal treatment or benefit).

Origin:
1965–70

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male chauvinism
 
n
the belief, held or alleged to be held by certain men, that men are inherently superior to women
 
male chauvinist
 
n, —adj

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male chauvinism
1970, see chauvinism.
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