sexist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sex +‎ -ist, after sexism.

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  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈsɛksɪst/
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sexist (plural sexists)

  1. A person who discriminates on grounds of sex; someone who practises sexism.
    Hyponyms: misandrist, misogynist

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sexist (comparative more sexist, superlative most sexist)

  1. Unfairly discriminatory against one sex in favour of the other.
    • 2006 Feb. 3, Graham Linehan, The IT Crowd, Season 1, Episode 2:
      What was all that about?
      Well, like all women, she's shoe-mad.
      't's a bit sexist, isn't it?
      Do you know one woman who isn't obsessed with shoes?
      No, but I only know one woman. And she just left the room shouting "THE SHOES!"
    • 2013, Susan J. Hekman, Moral Voices, Moral Selves: Carol Gilligan and Feminist Moral Theory:
      A defender of communitarianism might argue that just because extant communitarian theories are sexist, it does not follow that communitarianism is inherently sexist.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sexiste.

Adjective[edit]

sexist m or n (feminine singular sexistă, masculine plural sexiști, feminine and neuter plural sexiste)

  1. sexist

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