Definition of ageism
: prejudice or discrimination against a particular age-group and especially the elderly
ageistor less commonly
agistplay \-jist\ adjective
Examples of ageism in a sentence
He accused his former employer of ageism when he lost his job to a younger man.
First Known Use of ageism
AGEISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ageism for English Language Learners
: unfair treatment of old people
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