male chauvinist


noun

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

Origin of male chauvinist

First recorded in 1965–70
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Word Origin and History for male chauvinist

male chauvinist


adj.

1969; see chauvinism.

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