a person who believes in racism, the doctrine that a certain human race is superior to any or all others.
of or like racists or racism: racist policies; racist attitudes.

race2 (n.) + -ist

antiracist, noun, adjective
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racism or racialism (ˈreɪsɪzəm, ˈreɪʃəˌlɪzəm)
1.  the belief that races have distinctive cultural characteristics determined by hereditary factors and that this endows some races with an intrinsic superiority over others
2.  abusive or aggressive behaviour towards members of another race on the basis of such a belief
racialism or racialism
'racist or racialism
n, —adj
'racialist or racialism
n, —adj

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Word Origin & History

1932 as a noun, 1938 as an adjective, from race (n.2); racism is first attested 1936 (from Fr. racisme, 1935), originally in the context of Nazi theories. But they replaced earlier words, racialism (1907) and racialist (1917), both often used at first in a British or South African context.
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Example sentences for racist
But the composition with its unfamiliar rhythms was also denounced with racist taunts.
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