Simple Definition of ageism
: unfair treatment of old people
Full Definition of ageism
: prejudice or discrimination against a particular age-group and especially the elderly
Examples of ageism
He accused his former employer of ageism when he lost his job to a younger man.
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Variants of ageism
Rhymes with ageism
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