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Sexism, also known as gender discrimination or sex discrimination, is defined as prejudice or discrimination based on sex; or conditions or attitudes that foster stereotypes of social roles based on sex.

sexist adj : discriminatory on the basis of sex (usually said of men's attitude toward women) n : a man with a chauvinistic belief in the inferiority of women [syn: {male chauvinist}]

49 Moby Thesaurus words for "sexist": Timonistic, antiblack, antisocial, biased, bigot, chauvinist, chauvinistic, colored, cynic, cynical, doctrinaire, dogmatic, dogmatist, fanatic, illiberal, influenced, interested, intolerant, jaundiced, jingo, know-nothing, male chauvinist, man-hater, man-hating, misanthrope, misanthropist, misogynist, misogynous, nonobjective, one-sided, opinionated, partial, partisan, pig, prejudiced, prepossessed, racist, superpatriot, superpatriotic, swayed, twisted, ultranationalist, undetached, undispassionate, unsociable, warped, woman-hater, woman-hating, xenophobic


Sexy is an adjective to describe a sexually appealing person or thing

sexy adj 1: marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes" [ant: {unsexy}] 2: exciting sexual desire [syn: {aphrodisiac}, {aphrodisiacal}] [ant: {anaphrodisiac}] [also: {sexiest}, {sexier}]

110 Moby Thesaurus words for "sexy": alluring, amorous, animal, aphrodisiomaniacal, appealing, arousing, bawdy, bedroom, blue, broad, captivating, carnal, clitoromaniacal, coarse, come-hither, concupiscent, dirty, ejaculatory, enchanting, erogenic, erogenous, erotic, eroticomaniacal, erotogenic, erotomaniacal, exciting, explicit, fascinating, filthy, fleshly, flirtatious, foul, gamic, goatish, gross, gynecomaniacal, heterosexual, horny, hot, hot-blooded, hysteromaniacal, immodest, improper, indecent, indecorous, indelicate, inviting, itching, ithyphallic, lascivious, lecherous, lewd, libidinal, libidinous, lickerish, lubricious, lustful, lusty, naughty, nuptial, nymphomaniacal, obscene, off color, off-color, orgasmic, orgastic, oversexed, passionate, pornographic, potent, priapic, procreative, provocative, prurient, purple, racy, randy, raunchy, ribald, risque, rough, rude, salacious, salty, satyric, seductive, sensual, sensuous, sex, sex-starved, sexed, sexlike, sexual, shady, shameless, smutty, spicy, steamy, straight, striking, stunning, suggestive, tempting, titillating, undersexed, unsatisfied, unseemly, venereal, voluptuous, vulgar

Data Sources:

  • sexist: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • sexist: Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
  • sexy: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • sexy: Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0

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