Meaning of “chauvinist” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈʃəʊvənɪst/
MAN ( also male chauvinist)

a man who believes that men are better or more important than women


someone who believes that their country or race is better or more important than other countries or races

chauvinism noun [ U ]

the beliefs and behaviour of chauvinists

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