male chauvinist Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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male chauvinistnoun [C]

uk   us   disapproving
a man who ​believes that women are ​naturally less ​important, ​intelligent, or ​able than men, and so does not ​treat men and women ​equally: She called him a ​malechauvinistpig.
male chauvinism
noun [U] uk   us  
a ​bastion of ​malechauvinism
(Definition of male chauvinist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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