female chauvinist

noun
  1. a female who patronizes, disparages, or otherwise denigrates males in the belief that they are inferior to females and thus deserving of less than equal treatment or benefit.
Related formsfemale chauvinism, noun

chauvinist

[shoh-vuh-nist]
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.
Related formschau·vin·is·tic, adjectivechau·vin·is·ti·cal·ly, adverbun·chau·vin·is·tic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for female-chauvinist

chauvinist

n.

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

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