Definitions for racist

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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

Wiktionary

  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

racialist(adjective)

racist attitudes.

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