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sexist

[ sek-sist ]
/ ˈsɛk sɪst /
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adjective

relating to, involving, or fostering sexism, or attitudes and behavior toward someone based on the person's gender: a sexist remark;sexist advertising.
relating to discrimination or devaluation based on a person's sex or gender, especially such discrimination directed against women: A sexist work culture contributes to restricted job opportunities for women.
reflecting or exhibiting ingrained or institutionalized prejudice against women.
reflecting or exhibiting hatred, dislike, or mistrust of women; misogynistic.

noun

a person who has sexist attitudes or behaves in a sexist manner.

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Origin of sexist

First recorded in 1965–70; sex + -ist, on the model of racist

historical usage of sexist

See misogyny.
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