adjective or noun see sexism

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  • sexist — Ⅰ. sexist UK US /ˈseksɪst/ noun [C] DISAPPROVING HR, WORKPLACE ► someone who believes that particular jobs and activities are suitable only for men and others are suitable only for women: »My colleagues were all men and, unfortunately, all total… …   Financial and business terms

  • sexist — SEXÍST, Ă adj., s. m. f. (adept) al sexismului. (< fr. sexiste) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • sexist — 1965, on model of RACIST (Cf. racist), coined by Pauline M. Leet, director of special programs at Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S., in a speech which was circulated in mimeograph among feminists. Popularized by use in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • sexist — [[t]se̱ksɪst[/t]] sexists ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe people or their behaviour as sexist, you mean that they are influenced by the belief that the members of one sex, usually women, are less intelligent or less capable than those of …   English dictionary

  • sexist — UK [ˈseksɪst] / US adjective involving sexism and the belief that men and women should be treated in a different way sexist practices in the workplace Derived word: sexist UK / US noun countable Word forms sexist : singular sexist plural sexists …   English dictionary

  • sexist — /sek sist/, adj. 1. pertaining to, involving, or fostering sexism: a sexist remark; sexist advertising. n. 2. a person with sexist attitudes or behavior. [1965 70; SEX + IST, on the model of RACIST] * * * …   Universalium

  • sexist — sex|ist [ˈseksıst] n someone who believes that one sex is weaker, less intelligent, or less important than the other, and treats them unfairly because of this used to show disapproval ▪ My father was a complete sexist. He thought a woman s place… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sexist — adjective 1 believing that women are weaker, less intelligent, and less important than men 2 resulting from or connected with this belief: sexist attitudes sexist noun (C) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sexist — sex•ist [[t]ˈsɛk sɪst[/t]] adj. 1) sex soc pertaining to, involving, or fostering sexism: sexist advertising[/ex] 2) sex soc a person with sexist attitudes or behavior …   From formal English to slang

  • sexist — 1. noun /ˈsɛksɪst/ A person who discriminates on grounds of sex; someone who practises sexism. 2. adjective /ˈsɛksɪst/ Unfairly discriminatory against one sex in favour of the other. Robert and Jessica both lost all respect for their father when… …   Wiktionary

  • Sexist — Se|xịst, der; en, en [engl. sexist]: jmd., der sich sexistisch verhält, der sexistisch denkt …   Universal-Lexikon

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