fattism

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fattism

(ˈfætɪzəm)
n
(Sociology) discrimination on the basis of weight, esp prejudice against those considered to be overweight
[C20: from fat + -ism, on the model of racism]
ˈfattist n, adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fattism - discrimination against people who are overweightfattism - discrimination against people who are overweight
discrimination, favoritism, favouritism - unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
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EVERY time I turn the TV on I am subjected to fattist remarks.
HE has been called sexist, racist over the golliwogs, fattist, ageist, even a sado-masochistic pervert over his obsession with spanking.
Toyota said: "We don't agree that it is sexist or fattist in any way.
He tells me he won't kick up a fuss but adds: "I do take offence because it's fattist.
Must they pledge never to make a sexist or fattist remark because some smug pressure group says so?
uk Singer Jamelia has been criticised for being fattist after she said shops should not stock clothes above size 20.
Do you reckon Lloyd, Steve and Eileen will now apologise to Fat Brenda for their deeply fattist remarks about her over the years?
But will Lloyd, Steve and Eileen now apologise to Fat Brenda for their fattist remarks?
Welsh Liberal Democrat leader Kirsty Williams, in discussing council tax, launches an outspoken fattist attack on the big-boned Local Government Minister.
Political correctness has brought about a new vocabulary of words into our culture with terms like homophobic, multicultural, Eurocentric, disadvantaged, physically challenged, carbon footprint, sex worker, lookism, fattist, phallocentric, waitron, wimmin, differently abled, and DWEM (dead white European males).
I'm allowed to be fattist because I'm a little overweight myself.