non·​sex·​ist | \ ˌnän-ˈsek-sist How to pronounce nonsexist (audio) \

Definition of nonsexist

: not biased or discriminating against persons on the basis of sex especially : not discriminating against women nonsexist language a nonsexist worldview

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Recent Examples on the Web With men being held accountable to a higher, nonsexist standard these days, shouldn't women also follow the same? Ed Stockly,, "Calendar Letters: SAG Awards in need of some awareness," 26 Jan. 2018 Eight years, and still this nonsexist nomenclature has a funny ring to it. Sam Roberts, New York Times, "Roxcy Bolton, Feminist Crusader for Equality, Including in Naming Hurricanes, Dies at 90," 21 May 2017

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1971, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonsexist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of nonsexist

: not sexist : treating men and women equally and fairly

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