Dictionary Suite



reI sihst
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: implying, espousing, or believing in the notion that one race of human beings, typically the race holding the most power and wealth within a society, is superior to another or others.
a racist commenta racist individual
definition 2: accepting of or engaging in discrimination against members of a particular race or races.
a racist systema racist lawa racist societya racist institution
definition 3: characterized by contempt for or distrust of members of another race based on generalized, preconceived notions of their character or abilities.
a racist attitude
definition 4: holding or embodying the conscious or unconscious view that racial groups as a whole have inherent differences in character or abilities that can be judged as superior or inferior.
His comment that "Asians are good at math" was called out as racist by his classmates.
definition 5: made up of members of the same race who believe in and act on the notion that the race to which they belong is superior to another race or races.
a racist organizationa racist group
definition 6: designed to mock or denigrate a particular race.
a racist joke
part of speech: noun
definition: a person who believes in the notion that racial groups have different inherent characteristics and that one racial group, usually his or her own and typically that of the more powerful group within a society, is superior to that of another or others.