a person who is aggressively and blindly patriotic, especially one devoted to military glory.
a person who believes one gender is superior to the other, as a male chauvinist or a female chauvinist.
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- chau·vin·is·tic [shoh-vuh-nis-tik] /ˌʃoʊ vəˈnɪs tɪk/ adjective
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How to use chauvinist in a sentence
Foul-mouthed chauvinist who flirted with chicks in a hot tub or celebrity-friendly sociopolitical satirist?Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything | Soraya Roberts | November 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This massive undertaking, to turn faltering Arab armies into chauvinist counter-insurgents, is named “Operation Suleimani.”Iran’s Top Spy Is the Modern-Day Karla, John Le Carré’s Villainous Mastermind | Michael Weiss | July 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He's defending the chauvinist and imperialist Russian regime of President Vladimir Putin.Ron Paul Is Supporting Russia’s Illegal Occupation of Crimea | James Kirchick | March 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Your chauvinist will excuse the former affections on account of “blood.”Mountain Meditations | L. Lind-af-Hageby
He was not a chauvinist, nor had he any sympathy with the intolerantly patriotic.The Wild Olive | Basil King
The army, petted and spoiled, was full of dislike for civilians, and of chauvinist contempt for foreigners.