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male chauvinism


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Disparaging, patronizing, discriminatory or abusive speech or behavior by males toward females stemming from a belief that males are superior to females and females therefore worthy of less respect and inferior treatment. A form of sexism.

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  • noun A belief in the innate superiority of men over women.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun activity indicative of belief in the superiority of men over women


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