Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: chauvinist

Definition: blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin


Sentences Containing 'chauvinist'

Alice Jones wrote in "The Independent" that Vettriano has been labelled a chauvinist whose "women are sexual objects, frequently half naked and vulnerable, always in stockings and stilettos."
At the same time, Lee was reading a lot of Feminist science fiction, which she initially found liberating, but had qualms with the two common themes: the rebel women versus the "'planet of chauvinist pigs' scenario...began to wear me down.

More Vocab Words

::: indict - charge; N. indictment
::: intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
::: pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
::: niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
::: terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
::: valor - bravery; ADJ. valiant: possessing valor; brave
::: stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
::: forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character
::: lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
::: wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem