sizeist

sizeist

or

sizist

adj
(Sociology) discriminating on the basis of a person's size, esp against people considered to be overweight
n
someone who discriminates on the basis of a person's size, esp against people considered to be overweight
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There are sizeist barbs too with people told to "get small" and others proclaiming themselves "normal sized-people", and even in a new smaller world the elite and poor are separated.
There are sizeist barbs too with people told to "get small" and others proclaiming themselves "normal sized-people" and even in a new smaller world the elite and poor are separated.
The funds raised could be used to supply Cuban heeled shoes for those under 5ft 4ins, a serving step in all bars for the exclusive use of those 5ft 6ins (like me) and under, and a campaign to educate the public about sizeist attitudes.
Neil Aspin made his United debut in 1982 as a right-back but fortunately Bennett the modern game lot less sizeist.
He has previously tackled the issue of sizeist bullying after impressionist Jon Culshaw parodied him.
The 31-year-old, of Heaton, Newcastle, said: "It's a sizeist industry.
The 31-year-old, who now lives in Heaton, Newcastle, said: "It's a sizeist industry.
I don't mean to come over all horribly sizeist and judgemental here and I know it is not like me to get too serious, but this is a terrifying trend which needs addressing.
It looks like interrupting sizeist practices in your workplace or going with a fat friend to the doctor as an ally against discrimination.
Tracy Pritchard, principal fashion design lecturer, Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries "The fashion industry is as ageist as it is sizeist.
How did a size 28 lesbian from Arkansas become an It girl, fawned over by fashion arbiters such as the notoriously sizeist Karl Lagerfeld and the late Alexander McQueen (who rarely designed a garment for any woman a few inches larger than a size 0)?
Not surprisingly, Victoria, who is training to be a make-up artist, agrees with Alexandra Shulman's view of a sizeist industry.