Definition of classism
1 : a belief that a person's social or economic station in society determines their value in that society [Michael] Moore helped create the era of snark, but he also bore a lot of it, and much of the criticism of him carries a whiff of classism.— Jessica Pressler also : behavior that reflects this belief : prejudice or discrimination based on class … the show explores classism and white privilege by comparing how school administrators treat him, as a rich white boy from a family with Ivy League pedigree, versus how they treat Latina and working-class Moe. — Roxana Hadadi
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