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racist

[rey-sist] /ˈreɪ sɪst/
noun
1.
a person who believes in racism, the doctrine that a certain human race is superior to any or all others.
adjective
2.
of or like racists or racism:
racist policies; racist attitudes.
Origin
race2 (n.) + -ist
Related forms
antiracist, noun, adjective
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Examples for racist
  • But the composition with its unfamiliar rhythms was also denounced with racist taunts.
Word Origin and History for racist
racist
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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