Definitions for chauvinistic

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

chau•vin•ismˈʃoʊ vəˌnɪz əm(n.)

  1. zealous and aggressive patriotism or blind enthusiasm for military glory.

    Category: Government

  2. biased devotion to any group, attitude, or cause.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of chauvinism:

1865–70; < F chauvinisme <chauvin jingo (after N. Chauvin, a soldier in Napoleon's army noted for vociferous patriotism)


Princeton's WordNet

  1. chauvinistic(adj)

    of or relating to persons convinced of the superiority of their own gender or kind

  2. chauvinistic, flag-waving(a), jingoistic, nationalistic, ultranationalistic, superpatriotic(adj)

    fanatically patriotic


  1. chauvinistic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to chauvinism or chauvinists.

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