machista(
mah
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chees
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (bigot)
a. male chauvinist
Sandra y Linda dejaron de hablar con Mike porque es un machista.Sandra and Linda stopped talking to Mike because he is a male chauvinist.
b. sexist
Mi jefe es un sexista. No me asciende porque soy mujer.My boss is a sexist. He's not promoting me because I am a woman.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (bigoted)
a. male chauvinist
Ese cerdo machista me dijo: "Regresa a la cocina".That male chauvinist pig told me to "get back in the kitchen."
b. sexist
Mi padre contó un chiste machista frente a mi novia y ella se enojó.My father told a sexist joke in front of my girlfriend and she got upset.
c. macho
Tanto a los hombres como a las mujeres de la oficina les disgusta la actitud machista de Eric.Both men and women at the office find Eric's macho attitude annoying.
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machista
adjective
male chauvinist(ic); macho
male chauvinist
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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