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sexist

sex·ist

sexist

pronunciation:
sek sihst
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who practices or advocates sexism.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: being, advocating, or expressing discrimination on the basis of sex, esp. as directed against females.
Word Parts
The word sexist contains the following part:
-ist Greek noun-forming suffix that means person who does or believes in
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Many words ending in -ist have a corresponding abstract noun form ending in -ism.