Definition of “chauvinist” - English Dictionary

“chauvinist” in British English

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chauvinistadjective

uk /ˈʃəʊ.vɪ.nɪst/ us /ˈʃoʊ.və.nɪst/ also chauvinistic, uk /ˌʃəʊ.vɪˈnɪs.tɪk/ us /ˌʃoʊ-/ disapproving
chauvinist
noun [ C ] uk us

She called him a (male) chauvinist because of his insistence on calling all women "girls".
chauvinistically
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)