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n. discrimination or prejudice that is based on social class.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary


"distinction of class," 1842, from class (n.) + -ism.

Usage examples of "classism".

It makes impossible all the sins of locality, all the errors that arise from being prisoned in one body and no other--as racism, sexism, classism, and of course and especially nationalism.

No matter what atrocity you commit, you can stake a claim for sympathy, moan about being a victim of racism, reverse racism, sexism, ageism, classism, prejudice against fat people, ugly people, dumb people, smart people.