male chauvinist pig


male chauvinist pig
male chauvinist pig
n.
Slang a man who is perceived as approving of an inferior status for women in society: a disparaging term

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  • male chauvinist pig — Slang (disparaging) See male chauvinist. [1965 70] * * * male chauvinist or male chauvinist pig noun (informal; derogatory) A man who believes in the superiority of men over women and behaves accordingly (abbrev MCP) • • • Main Entry: ↑male …   Useful english dictionary

  • male chauvinist pig — Slang (disparaging) See male chauvinist. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • male chauvinist pig — man who thinks of women as inferior and discriminates against them by applying to them stereotyped ideas of female inadequacy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • male chauvinist pig — Go to MCP …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • male chauvinist — male chauvinists ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n (disapproval) If you describe an attitude or remark as male chauvinist, you are critical of it because you think it is based on the belief that men are naturally superior to women. The male chauvinist… …   English dictionary

  • male chauvinist — n a man who believes that men are better than women and has fixed, traditional ideas about the way men and women should behave used to show disapproval ▪ I m afraid Bill s a bit of a male chauvinist. male chauvinist pig (=an insulting name for a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • male chauvinist — noun a man with a chauvinistic belief in the inferiority of women • Syn: ↑sexist • Derivationally related forms: ↑sexist (for: ↑sexist), ↑sexism (for: ↑sexist) …   Useful english dictionary

  • chauvinist pig —    Often in the phrase ‘male chauvinist pig’. Applied to a man, usually by a woman speaker, if she thinks he is displaying an attitude of male superiority over women, or contempt for women who demand equal rights. Such attitudes, of course, are… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • male chauvinist — /meɪl ˈʃoʊvənəst/ (say mayl shohvuhnuhst) noun 1. a man who discriminates against women by applying to them stereotyped ideas of incompetence, inferiority, passivity, etc. 2. a chauvinist for the male sex. –adjective 3. having the characteristics …   Australian English dictionary

  • male chauvinist — noun (C) a man who believes that men are better than women and who has fixed, traditional ideas about the way men and women should behave: Bill was very much the male chauvinist, and wouldn t let his wife go out to work. | male chauvinist pig… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English