chauvinistic
adjective see chauvinism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chauvinistic — adj. fanatically patriotic. Syn: flag waving(prenominal), jingoistic, nationalistic, superpatriotic, ultrapatriotic. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chauvinistic — [[t]ʃo͟ʊvɪnɪ̱stɪk[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n (disapproval) If you describe someone as chauvinistic, you believe that they think their own country is more important and morally better than any other. ...national narrow mindedness and… …   English dictionary

  • chauvinistic — chau|vi|nis|tic [ˌʃəuvıˈnıstık US ˌʃou ] adj 1.) having the belief that your own country or race is better or more important than any other ▪ a chauvinistic dislike of all things foreign 2.) having the belief that your own sex is better, or more… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chauvinistic — adjective 1 having the belief that your own country is better or more important than any other country: a chauvinistic dislike of all things foreign 2 having the attitude that your own sex is better or more important than the other sex,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • chauvinistic — chauvinist ► NOUN ▪ a person displaying excessive or prejudiced support for their own country, cause, group, or sex. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to such excessive or prejudiced support. DERIVATIVES chauvinistic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • Chauvinistic — Chauvinism Chau vin*ism, n. [F. chauvinisme, from Nicolas Chauvin, a character represented as making grotesque and threatening displays of his attachment to his fallen chief, Napoleon I., in 1815 (in the play La Cocarde tricolor, 1831).] 1. Blind …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chauvinistic — See chauvinist. * * * …   Universalium

  • chauvinistic — adjective Of or pertaining to chauvinism or a chauvinist …   Wiktionary

  • chauvinistic — Synonyms and related words: antiblack, biased, chauvinist, civic, colored, doctrinaire, dogmatic, flag waving, influenced, interested, jaundiced, jingoist, know nothing, nationalistic, nonobjective, one sided, opinionated, overpatriotic, partial …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chauvinistic — chau·vin·is·tic || ‚ʃəʊvɪ nɪstɪk adj. extremely nationalistic; excessively devoted (to one s own sex, race, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

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