male chauvinism


: a belief that men are superior to women

Examples of male chauvinism in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web López Obrador has put women in important positions in his Cabinet and been a mentor for Sheinbaum, even while being accused at times of male chauvinism. Maria Verza, Anchorage Daily News, 7 Sep. 2023 The 86-year-old media tycoon, who ruled Italy longer than any prime minister since Benito Mussolini, died Monday in Milan, leaving a legacy as a formidable politician, ruthless businessman and bulwark of old-school male chauvinism. Anthony Faiola, Washington Post, 12 June 2023 There are serious events, but by working together, the women make their lives better and reveal the stupidity of both the caste system and male chauvinism. Teresa M. Hanafin,, 4 June 2023 Even for someone who had grown up in Serbia, where sexism and male chauvinism are deeply entrenched, the blowback was stunning, Stajnfeld said. New York Times, 24 Mar. 2021 This needs to stop–and this month, big names in the esports industry are once again working together to provide a voice to female gaming talent and continue to challenge the grim, ongoing reality of male chauvinism. Matt Gardner, Forbes, 19 Mar. 2021 Asked whether liberal politics can coexist with male chauvinism, Balint paused briefly and fixed her gaze on her interviewer. Joanna Slater, Washington Post, 27 Oct. 2022 Not much of a role model, and certainly not a new culture worthy of replacing the male chauvinism, which still reigns and rages against those who dare to simply report their discomfort. Anna Zanardi Cappon, Forbes, 28 Dec. 2021 And on New Year's Day, Chloe Grace Moretz battles male chauvinism and an airborne monster in a World War II horror thriller. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 23 Dec. 2020

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“Male chauvinism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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