classism


class·ism

noun \ˈkla-ˌsi-zəm\

: unfair treatment of people because of their social or economic class

Full Definition of CLASSISM

:  prejudice or discrimination based on class
class·ist \ˈkla-sist\ adjective

Examples of CLASSISM

  1. a society plagued by racism and classism

First Known Use of CLASSISM

1842

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