racismnoun [U]uk /ˈreɪ.sɪ.zəm/ us /ˈreɪ.sɪ.zəm/ (also UK old-fashioned racialism) disapproving
- He fought against racism.
- The book documents the rise of the political right with its accompanying strands of nationalism and racism.
- I abhor all forms of racism.
- We are witnessing racism of a virulence that we haven't seen in Europe since the 1940s.
- This legislation simply caters to racism.