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CHAUVINIST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chauvinist mean? 

CHAUVINIST (noun)
  The noun CHAUVINIST has 2 senses:

1. a person with a prejudiced belief in the superiority of his or her own kind
2. an extreme bellicose nationalist

  Familiarity information: CHAUVINIST used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHAUVINIST (noun)


Sense 1chauvinist [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person with a prejudiced belief in the superiority of his or her own kind

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("chauvinist" is a kind of...):

bigot (a prejudiced person who is intolerant of any opinions differing from his own)


Sense 2chauvinist [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An extreme bellicose nationalist

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

flag-waver; hundred-percenter; jingo; jingoist; patrioteer; chauvinist

Hypernyms ("chauvinist" is a kind of...):

nationalist; patriot (one who loves and defends his or her country)


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