- a person who believes in racism, the doctrine that one's own racial group is superior or that a particular racial group is inferior to the others.
- of or like racists or racism: racist policies; racist attitudes.
Origin of racist
Related Words for racistbiased, sectarian, intolerant, prejudiced, xenophobic, anti-Semitic, fanatic, partial, chauvinist, diehard, doctrinaire, anti-Semite, segregationist, illiberal, narrow-minded, opinionated, small-minded, xenophobe
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Contemporary Examples of racist
Racist Patient Leave it to the most diverse cast on television to tackle racism in an extremely memorable way.11 Wacky, Moving, Memorable ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Moments (VIDEO)
October 10, 2013
Conservative blogger Dan Riehl declared the president "the first Racist in Chief."Don’t Call Obama Racist
July 20, 2013
While there, Cowart rubbed shoulders with Joshua Steever, a 28-year-old with the word, “Racist,” boldly tattooed on his forehead.Obama and the Neo-Nazis
October 29, 2008
1932 as a noun, 1938 as an adjective, from race (n.2); racism is first attested 1936 (from French racisme, 1935), originally in the context of Nazi theories. But they replaced earlier words, racialism (1871) and racialist (1917), both often used early 20c. in a British or South African context. In the U.S., race hatred, race prejudice had been used, and, especially in 19c. political contexts, negrophobia.