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chauvinist

[shoh-vuh-nist]
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noun
  1. a person who is aggressively and blindly patriotic, especially one devoted to military glory.
  2. a person who believes one gender is superior to the other, as a male chauvinist or a female chauvinist.
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Related formschau·vin·is·tic, adjectivechau·vin·is·ti·cal·ly, adverbun·chau·vin·is·tic, adjective
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biased, dictatorial, fanatical, bigoted, disdainful, racist, fractious, hateful, irritable, dogmatic, indignant, xenophobic, loyal, nationalistic, prejudicial, antipathetic, averse, communist, conservative, contemptuous

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Word Origin and History for chauvinistic

chauvinist

n.

1877, from French chauviniste, from Chauvin (see chauvinism). Related: Chauvinistic (1870).

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