supremacist

/səˈprɛməsəst/ (say suh'premuhsuhst), /su-/ (say sooh-)

noun
1. a believer in the supremacy of one particular group, especially a racial group: white supremacist.
adjective
2. advocating or believing in such supremacy.
suprematism, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • supremacist — by 1948, originally with reference to racial beliefs and in most cases with white, from SUPREMACY (Cf. supremacy) + IST (Cf. ist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • supremacist — ► NOUN ▪ an advocate of the supremacy of a particular group, especially one determined by race or sex. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or advocating such supremacy. DERIVATIVES supremacism noun …   English terms dictionary

  • supremacist — [sə prem′ə sist, so͞oprem′ə sist] n. a person who believes in or promotes the supremacy of a particular group …   English World dictionary

  • supremacist — UK [sʊˈpreməsɪst] / US noun [countable] Word forms supremacist : singular supremacist plural supremacists someone who believes their own race is much better than others, and believes they should have power and control a white supremacist group …   English dictionary

  • supremacist — [[t]suːpre̱məsɪst[/t]] supremacists N COUNT: oft N n A supremacist is someone who believes that one group of people, usually white people, should be more powerful and have more influence than another group. ...a plot by White supremacists to blow …   English dictionary

  • supremacist — noun Date: 1949 1. an advocate or adherent of group supremacy 2. white supremacist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • supremacist — /seuh prem euh sist, soo /, n. a person who believes in or advocates the supremacy of a particular group, esp. a racial group: a white supremacist. [1945 50; SUPREMAC(Y) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • supremacist — su|prem|a|cist [suˈpreməsıst] n →↑white supremacist …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • supremacist — su|prem|a|cist [ su preməsıst ] noun count someone who believes their own race is much better than others, and believes they should have power and control: a white supremacist group …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • supremacist — noun (C) someone who believes that their own particular group or race is better than any other: a white supremacist group …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • supremacist — su•prem•a•cist [[t]səˈprɛm ə sɪst, sʊ [/t]] n. a person who believes in or advocates the supremacy of a particular group, esp. a racial group: a white supremacist[/ex] • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

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