Definition of Chauvinist

1. Noun. A person with a prejudiced belief in the superiority of his or her own kind.

Generic synonyms: Bigot
Derivative terms: Chauvinism, Chauvinistic



2. Noun. An extreme bellicose nationalist.

Definition of Chauvinist

1. Adjective. (pejorative) chauvinistic. ¹

2. Noun. (pejorative) A chauvinistic person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chauvinist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chauvinist

chauntry
chaunts
chaur
chaurasia
chaurasias
chausse
chausses
chaussure
chaussures
chaussée
chautauqua
chautauquas
chauvin
chauvinism
chauvinisms
chauvinist (current term)
chauvinistic
chauvinistically
chauvinists
chauvins
chav
chave
chavel
chavelling
chavender
chavette
chavettes
chavicol
chavicyl
chavish

Literary usage of Chauvinist

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"In fact, most of our unmodified examples of chauvinism and chauvinist that imply male ... What a chauvinist remark! Yet it is also a deeply feminist remark ..."

2. The Proletarian Revolution in Russia by Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin, Leon Trotsky (1918)
"A chauvinist, an extreme German chauvinist, Heilman, editor of the arch-chauvinist Chemnitz Gazette and contributor of the arch^chauvinist Bell (a Social ..."

3. Word and Phrase: True and False Use in English by Joseph Fitzgerald (1901)
"chauvinist is formed from the name of Nicolas Chau- vin, a gallant private soldier in the armies of the first French empire. His devotion to Napoleon knew ..."

4. A Providential Anti-Semitism: Nationalism and Polity in Nineteenth Century by William O. Oldson (1991)
"His chauvinist acknowledged no other nation as having precedence over his own in any regard. The chauvinist's nation represented the best in the world. ..."

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