[ het-er-uh-sek-siz-uhm ]
/ ˌhɛt ər əˈsɛk sɪz əm /
a prejudiced attitude or discriminatory practices against gay people by heterosexuals.
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OTHER WORDS FROM heterosexismhet·er·o·sex·ist, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for heterosexism
/ (ˌhɛtərəʊˈsɛkˌsɪzəm) /
discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, practised by heterosexuals against homosexuals
Derived forms of heterosexismheterosexist, adjective, noun
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