male chauvinism


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male chauvinist

n.
A man whose behavior and attitude toward women indicate a belief that they are innately inferior to men.

male chauvinism n.

male chauvinism

n
the belief, held or alleged to be held by certain men, that men are inherently superior to women
male chauvinist n, adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.male chauvinism - activity indicative of belief in the superiority of men over womenmale chauvinism - activity indicative of belief in the superiority of men over women
sexism - discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of the opposite sex
Translations

male chauvinism

nmaschilismo
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Its due to male chauvinism many oppose Jayalalithaa's portrait in TN assembly," added the Lok Sabha speaker.
The women's game has made spectacular strides on and off the pitch, and the male chauvinism is slowly being defeated.
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Described in the ECHO at the time as "one of the last bastions of male chauvinism on Merseyside", Ye Hole finally fell to the women on December 29, 1975, after almost 250 years of male-only drinking.
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For his part, Raouf Boulares, deputy secretary general of the General Federation of Health pointed out that the presence of women in trade union action remains shy, justifying this fact by the "cultural heritage based on male chauvinism "on the one hand and" reluctance towards women's union action," on the other hand.
For several reasons this column focuses on Koike, one being that, if you sense a certain male chauvinism in the upper reaches of British politics, then Italy and even more so Japan are in leagues of their own.
While Government schemes like the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign abound and our paternalist Prime Minister's speeches are laced around with acronyms and one-liners, male chauvinism stubbornly remains and no respite on sexual assault on women and girl children are found in the country.
The sexual harassment phenomenon exists in Egypt too, I don't know if this is related to male chauvinism, but it is something we try to eliminate," he added.