Definition of Racist

1. Noun. A person with a prejudiced belief that one race is superior to others.

Exact synonyms: Racialist
Generic synonyms: Bigot
Derivative terms: Racialism, Racism, Racism

2. Adjective. Based on racial intolerance. "Racist remarks"
Similar to: Racial

3. Adjective. Discriminatory especially on the basis of race or religion.
Exact synonyms: Anti-semite, Antiblack
Similar to: Discriminatory, Prejudiced
Derivative terms: Anti-semite

Definition of Racist

1. Noun. A person who believes a particular race is superior to others. ¹

2. Adjective. Of, relating to, or advocating racism. ¹

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Definition of Racist

1. an advocate of racism [n -S] - See also: racism

Lexicographical Neighbors of Racist

racing jack
racing jacks
racing shell
racing skate
racing skiff
racing start
racing thoughts
racing yacht
racist (current term)
rack and pinion
rack and ruin
rack and snail
rack jobber
rack of lamb
rack off
rack one's brain

Literary usage of Racist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Snake Walkers by J. Everett Prewitt (2005)
"Whiting a racist? It was early in the day, and the street was quiet. The owners of the house were still away, which was good, because he needed some sleep. ..."

2. Dis-Integrating Multiculturalismby Mute by Mute (2006)
"FREE SPEECH AS SHIBBOLETH: ON THE DANISH CARTOONS How did the racist provocation of Muslims turn into a debate about free speech? ..."

3. South African Social Attitudes: Changing Times, Diverse Voices by Stephen P. Rule, Udesh Pillay, Benjamin Roberts (2007)
"Again the historical black/white schism is confirmed by the mirroring pattern found with regard to the statement that most black people are racist. ..."

4. Teaching Human Rights: Practical Activities for Primary and Secondary Schools edited by Barry Leonard (1989)
"(e) The non-racist class-room Most of the suggestions made for the non-racist class-room can be adopted to promote a non-sexist one. ..."

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