chauvinist


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chau·vin·ism

 (shō′və-nĭz′əm)
n.
1. Militant devotion to and glorification of one's country; fanatical patriotism.
2. Prejudiced belief in the superiority of one's own gender, group, or kind: "the chauvinism ... of making extraterrestrial life in our own image" (Henry S.F. Cooper, Jr.).

[French chauvinisme, after Nicolas Chauvin, a legendary French soldier famous for his devotion to Napoleon.]

chau′vin·ist n.
chau′vin·is′tic adj.
chau′vin·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chauvinist - a person with a prejudiced belief in the superiority of his or her own kind
bigot - a prejudiced person who is intolerant of any opinions differing from his own
2.chauvinist - an extreme bellicose nationalist
nationalist, patriot - one who loves and defends his or her country
Translations
شوفينيمُتَطَرِّف في الوَطَنِيَّه ، شوفيني
šovinista
chauvinist
sovinisti
šovinist
skrumari, òjóîrembingsmaîur
熱狂的愛国主義者
열광적 주장자
šovinista
chauvinist
ผู้ที่คิดว่าผู้ชายเหนือกว่าผู้หญิง
aşırı milliyetçişovenşovenist
người theo thuyết trọng nam khinh nữ

chauvinist

[ˈʃəʊvɪnɪst]
A. N (= male chauvinist) → machista m; (= nationalist) → chovinista mf, patriotero/a m/f
B. ADJ (= male chauvinist) → machista; (= nationalist) → chovinista, patriotero
(male) chauvinist pigmachista asqueroso (pej)

chauvinist

[ˈʃəʊvɪnɪst] n
(also male chauvinist) → macho m, machiste m
(= nationalist) → chauvin(e) m/f

chauvinist

n (= jingoist)Chauvinist(in) m(f); (= male chauvinist)männlicher Chauvinist
adjchauvinistisch; (male) chauvinist pigChauvinistenschwein nt (inf)

chauvinist

[ˈʃəʊvɪnɪst] n (male chauvinist) → maschilista m; (nationalist) → sciovinista m/f
(male) chauvinist pig (fam, pej) → sporco maschilista

chauvinism

(ˈʃəuvinizəm) noun
unthinking enthusiasm for a particular country, cause etc.
ˈchauvinist noun
ˌchauviˈnistic adjective
male chauvinist
a man who believes that women are inferior to men.

chauvinist

شوفيني šovinista chauvinist Chauvinist σοβινιστής machista sovinisti macho šovinist sciovinista 熱狂的愛国主義者 열광적 주장자 chauvinist sjåvinist szowinista machista шовинист chauvinist ผู้ที่คิดว่าผู้ชายเหนือกว่าผู้หญิง şoven người theo thuyết trọng nam khinh nữ 沙文主义者
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