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sexist

[sek-sist] /ˈsɛk sɪst/
adjective
1.
relating to, involving, or fostering sexism, or attitudes and behavior toward someone based on the person's gender: a sexist remark;
sexist advertising.
noun
2.
a person who has sexist attitudes or behaves in a sexist manner.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; sex + -ist, on the model of racist
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Word Origin and History for sexist
adj.

1965, from sex (n.) on model of racist, coined by Pauline M. Leet, director of special programs at Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S., in a speech which was circulated in mimeograph among feminists. Popularized by use in print in Caroline Bird's introduction to "Born Female" (1968).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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