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male chauvinist

noun
1.
a male who patronizes, disparages, or otherwise denigrates females in the belief that they are inferior to males and thus deserving of less than equal treatment or benefit.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70

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 male-chauvinist

male chauvinist

adj.

1969; see chauvinism.

chauvinist

n.

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

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