Definitions for racist

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word racist

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rac•ismˈreɪ sɪz əm(n.)

  1. a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usu. involving the idea that one's own race is superior.

    Category: Sociology

  2. a policy, system of government, etc., based on such a doctrine.

    Category: Sociology

  3. hatred or intolerance of another race or other races.

    Category: Sociology

Origin of racism:

1865–70; < F racisme. See race2, -ism

rac′ist(n.; adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. racist, racialist(adj)

    a person with a prejudiced belief that one race is superior to others

  2. racist(adj)

    based on racial intolerance

    "racist remarks"

  3. racist, antiblack, anti-Semite(a)(adj)

    discriminatory especially on the basis of race or religion

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. racist(adjective)ˈreɪ sɪz əm

    motivated by or involving racism

    a racist comment/attack/joke

  2. racist(noun)ˈreɪ sɪz əm

    sb who has racist beliefs

    racist politicians


  1. racist(Noun)

    A person who believes a particular race is superior to others.

  2. racist(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or advocating racism.

Translations for racist

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


racist attitudes.

Get even more translations for racist »


Find a translation for the racist definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these racist definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"racist." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 22 Nov. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for racist?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for racist: