Definition of chauvinistic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌʃəʊvɪˈnɪstɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʃoʊvɪˈnɪstɪk//
    (less frequent chauvinist) (disapproving)
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  1. 1believing that men are more important, intelligent, etc. than women He plays a chauvinistic pig of an advertising executive.
  2. 2showing an aggressive and unreasonable belief that your own country is better than all others chauvinistic nationalism