- 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.
Related Words for chauvinisticbiased, dictatorial, fanatical, bigoted, disdainful, racist, fractious, hateful, irritable, dogmatic, indignant, xenophobic, loyal, nationalistic, prejudicial, antipathetic, averse, communist, conservative, contemptuous
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Contemporary Examples of chauvinistic
The 4th of July has been reactionary, chauvinistic, and out-of-date since 1776.P.J. O'Rourke: 27 Sensitive, Caring, Green, and Politically Committed Reasons to Ban July 4th
P. J. O’Rourke
July 3, 2014
All the parts for women are awful, and chauvinistic and they have to play a shrew.The Sex Scenes in ‘The Spectacular Now’ Are Awkward, Honest, and All Too Real
August 2, 2013
Some chauvinistic pundits are portraying the dual trips as stranding the first lady without her man.Michelle Obama Stranded by Her Man as Barack Goes on a Golfing Weekend
February 16, 2013
Baseball: "an incredibly complex contrivance that seems to have been created by a chauvinistic mathematician."On the Peninsula
April 25, 2011
Historical Examples of chauvinistic
The most intense patriots are often ethnocentric and chauvinistic.
It is vociferous and imperious, and often very impractical and Chauvinistic.Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic
Sidney L. Gulick
All the efforts of chauvinistic French critics have failed to establish the existence of an early indigenous school.Delacroix
Paul G. Konody
Islam is, in fact, to-day torn between the forces of liberal reform and chauvinistic reaction.The New World of Islam
During the process of this chauvinistic hysteria, Swedish politicians have naturally had an exceedingly delicate problem to solve.The Swedish-Norwegian Union Crisis
Word Origin and History for chauvinistic
1877, from French chauviniste, from Chauvin (see chauvinism). Related: Chauvinistic (1870).