Main definitions of reverse racism in English

: reverse racism1reverse racism2

reverse racism1

noun

mass noun
  • Prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism on the basis of race directed against a member of a dominant or privileged racial group.

    ‘they see themselves as victims of reverse racism’

Main definitions of reverse racism in English

: reverse racism1reverse racism2

reverse racism2

noun

mass nounUS
  • Prejudice or antagonism directed towards a majority or (formerly) dominant ethnic group; perceived discrimination by or in favour of a minority or (formerly) oppressed ethnic group.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in The Washington Post.