body-sham·​er | \ ˈbä-dē-ˌshā-mər How to pronounce body-shamer (audio) \
variants: or body shamer
plural body-shamers or body shamers

Definition of body-shamer

: a person who subjects someone to body-shaming A YouTuber has hit back at body shamers by proudly showing off her body in a bikini after bring cruelly criticized her for not having big enough boobs or a large butt.— Olivia Elgart Hyland has been targeted countless times before by body shamers who call her too thin and, even more shockingly, accuse her of having an eating disorder.— Andrea Park

First Known Use of body-shamer

2012, in the meaning defined above

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27 Apr 2020

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“Body-shamer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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