Adjective "ageist" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈeɪdʒɪst/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Characterized by or showing prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of a person's age.
  1. 'there is nothing ageist about this'

noun

A person with ageist views.

    Definitions

    1. discrimination against persons of a certain age group.

    2. a tendency to regard older persons as debilitated, unworthy of attention, or unsuitable for employment.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "ways can be ageist."

    "views can be ageist."

    Origin

    (ageism)