fat-shame

verb
\ ˈfat-ˌshām How to pronounce fat-shame (audio) \
fat-shamed; fat-shaming; fat-shames

Definition of fat-shame

transitive verb

: to subject (someone) to fat-shaming The author, a doctoral student therapist, discusses her experience with a clinical supervisor who fat-shamed a client during supervision.— Melissa A. Meulman

First Known Use of fat-shame

2009, in the meaning defined above

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27 Apr 2020

Cite this Entry

“Fat-shame.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fat-shame. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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