sexist

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From sex +‎ -ist, after sexism.

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sexist (plural sexists)

  1. A person who discriminates on grounds of sex; someone who practises sexism.

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sexist (comparative more sexist, superlative most sexist)

  1. Unfairly discriminatory against one sex in favour of the other.
    • 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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