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RACIST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does racist mean? 

RACIST (noun)
  The noun RACIST has 1 sense:

1. a person with a prejudiced belief that one race is superior to others

  Familiarity information: RACIST used as a noun is very rare.


RACIST (adjective)
  The adjective RACIST has 2 senses:

1. based on racial intolerance
2. discriminatory especially on the basis of race or religion

  Familiarity information: RACIST used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RACIST (noun)


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Meaning:

A person with a prejudiced belief that one race is superior to others

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

racialist; racist

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

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


RACIST (adjective)


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Meaning:

Based on racial intolerance

Context example:

racist remarks

Similar:

racial (of or characteristic of race or races or arising from differences among groups)


Sense 2racist [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Discriminatory especially on the basis of race or religion

Synonyms:

anti-Semite; antiblack; racist

Similar:

discriminatory; prejudiced (being biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand)


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