male chauvinism

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of male chauvinism

disapproving
:a belief that men are superior to women

Word by Word Definitions

male play
  1. : a male person : a man or a boy

  2. : an individual of the sex that is typically capable of producing small, usually motile gametes (such as sperm or spermatozoa) which fertilize the eggs of a female

  3. : a plant having stamens but no pistils

  1. : of, relating to, or being the sex that typically has the capacity to produce relatively small, usually motile gametes which fertilize the eggs of a female

  2. : having or producing only stamens or staminate flowers

  3. : characteristic of boys, men, or the male sex

chauvinism play
  1. : an attitude of superiority toward members of the opposite sex

  2. : undue partiality or attachment to a group or place to which one belongs or has belonged

  3. : excessive or blind patriotism — compare jingoism


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