Meaning of “racist” in the English Dictionary

"racist" in British English

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racistnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈreɪ.sɪst/ us /ˈreɪ.sɪst/ UK old-fashioned racialist disapproving

racistadjective

uk /ˈreɪ.sɪst/ us /ˈreɪ.sɪst/ disapproving

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

"racist" in American English

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racistnoun [ C ]

us /ˈreɪ·sɪst/

social studies a person who believes that some races are better than others, or who acts unfairly to someone because of his or her race

(Definition of “racist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)