Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

supremacist

[suh-prem-uh-sist, soo-]
See more synonyms for supremacist on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. a person who believes in or advocates the supremacy of a particular group, especially a racial group: a white supremacist.
Show More

Origin of supremacist

First recorded in 1945–50; supremac(y) + -ist
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words

bigotchauvinistmisanthroperacistMCPjingoistsexistsupremacist

Examples from the Web for supremacist

Contemporary Examples


British Dictionary definitions for supremacist

supremacist

noun
  1. a person who promotes or advocates the supremacy of any particular group
Show More
adjective
  1. characterized by belief in the supremacy of any particular group
Show More
Derived Formssupremacism or suprematism, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for supremacist

n.

by 1948, originally with reference to racial beliefs and in most cases with white, from supremacy + -ist. Cf. supremist.

Show More
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper