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sexism

[sek′sizəm]
a belief that one sex is superior to the other and that the superior sex has endowments, rights, prerogatives, and status greater than those of the inferior sex. Sexism results in discrimination in all areas of life and acts as a limiting factor in educational, professional, and psychological development. sexist, n., adj.
The belief or attitude that one sex is inferior, less competent, or valuable than the other

sex·ism

(seks'izm)
Attitudes and practices that place different values on, or create unequal opportunities for, people because of their gender.

sexism

All of the actions and attitudes that relegate individuals of either sex to a secondary and inferior status in society.
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GRANT MITCHELL & JACQUI DIXON The Queen Vic's male chauvinist pig Grant (Ross Kemp) should move to Brookside where he'd feel right at home with Jacqui (Alexandra Fletcher) ZOE TAIT & BIANCA BUTCHER Emmerdale lesbian Zoe (Leah Bracknell) could be just the girl to bring Bianca (Patsy Palmer) out of the closet PADDY KIRK & MELANIE HEALY A guy called Kirk would seem the perfect partner for a vicar's sister like Mel (Tamzin Outhwaite).
readers could learn from them to help lead the institutional church out of the structure that feeds and encourages male chauvinist pigs and nippy rat terriers.
When we see that his "heroes" also include counterfeiters, blackmailers, and male chauvinist pigs, however, we begin to suspect that something peculiar is going on.
It's an evolution from the male chauvinist pigs of the 1970s to the sensitive man of the 80s and 90s to today's multi-man, a co-worker, good father and one of the guys.
The 29-year-old King trounced the 55-year-old Riggs, who heralded himself as ``king of the male chauvinist pigs.
AM I on a different planet or in a different time with some of these male chauvinist pigs around?
Qualification would be another step towards women's football gaining a serious foothold in a country where male chauvinist pigs tend to outnumber the supporters.