chauvinist chauvinist  /ˈʃoʊ və nəst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person with a prejudiced belief in the superiority of his or her own kind
  2. (n) an extreme bellicose nationalist

Usage(s):

  1. White admits he sounds like a chauvinist, which fires up the women's fighters even more.
  2. A Hindu chauvinist party in India used the book for propaganda purposes, fomenting further animus against her at home.
  3. Then a note she wrote requesting help sorting lingerie came back scrawled with a chauvinist comment.

News

  • Billie Jean King film replays tennis battle for women's equality

    By Ian MacKenzie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - As Wimbledon gets under way, former U.S. tennis champion Billie Jean King is telling the tale of how she struck one of the most famous blows for female equality in a new documentary film. "The Battle of the Sexes" recounts King's journey from an amateur player to a feminist sports idol whose 1973 defeat of self-confessed "chauvinist pig" Bobby Riggs set ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Parton tells the Los Angeles Times newspaper, "I don't mean this in a bad way...... but he was very much a male chauvinist pig. Certainly a male chauvinist. He was in charge, and it was his show, but he was also very strong willed. That's why we...
    on Sep 22, 2008 By: Dolly Parton Source: Contactmusic.com

  2. "Muzamil is a chauvinist and he can't cope with the fact that he is being directed by a woman," Pooja told IANS.
    on Aug 28, 2007 By: Pooja Bhatt Source: nowRunning.com

  3. "I could no longer be chauvinist enough to think that we know everything there is to know about the game," Fraschilla said. "It was an eye-opener."
    on Jun 27, 2009 By: Fran Fraschilla Source: Dallas Morning News

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