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Noun: chauvinism  'show-vu,ni-zum
  1. Fanatical patriotism
    - jingoism, superpatriotism, ultranationalism
  2. Activity indicative of belief in the superiority of men over women
    - male chauvinism, antifeminism

Derived forms: chauvinisms

Type of: nationalism, patriotism, sexism

Encyclopedia: Chauvinism