fatism

noun fat·ism \ ˈfat-ˌi-zəm \

Definition of fatism

:prejudice or discrimination against fat people
  • Never has it been more socially and professionally unacceptable to be fat in Britain … . At a time when racism, sexism and ageism have become taboo, fatism is the last acceptable prejudice.
  • —Carol Midgley, The Times (London)16 Feb. 2001

fatist

play \ˈfat-ist\ adjective
    • fatist jokes

fatist

noun, plural fatists
    • accused of being a fatist

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First Known Use of fatism

1988


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