This week’s word


Collins English Dictionary Info:

The definition:

American Definition: “discrimination against people on the basis of social class.”

– Webster’s new age college dictionary 2010

English Definition: “the belief that people from certain social or economic classes are superior to others.”

– Collins English Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Dictionary Info:

The definition

“Classism: prejudice or discrimination based on class.”

Usage example

“a society plagued by racism and classism.”

First Known Use of the word


English Language Learner’s Definition:

“unfair treatment of people because of their social or economic class”

Oxford living Dictionary Info:

The definition:

“Prejudice against people belonging to a particular social class.”


prejudice, bias, bigotry, intolerance, narrow-mindedness, unfairness, inequity, favoritism, one-sidedness, partisanship






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