Meaning of “chauvinist” in the English Dictionary

"chauvinist" in British English

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uk /ˈʃəʊ.vɪ.nɪst/ us /ˈʃoʊ.və.nɪst/ also chauvinistic, uk /ˌʃəʊ.vɪˈnɪs.tɪk/ us /ˌʃoʊ-/ disapproving

politics believing or showing an unreasonable belief that your own country or race is the best or most important:

believing that or behaving as if women are naturally less important, intelligent, or able than men:

It is a deeply chauvinist community where the few women who have jobs are ridiculed.
noun [ C ] uk us

She called him a (male) chauvinist because of his insistence on calling all women "girls".
adverb uk /ˌʃəʊ.vɪˈnɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˌʃoʊ.vəˈnɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/

(Definition of “chauvinist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)