Definition of fattism in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfatɪz(ə)m/

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[mass noun]
Prejudice or discrimination against people who are fat.
Example sentences
  • As for you studios, one tip: there's a fair bit of fattism, ageism, gratuitous violence, sexism and sheer bland awfulness on that nominee list too.
  • While sexism, ageism and racism have all become social no-nos, fattism remains a perfectly acceptable prejudice.
  • I hate that you have the ear of 10 percent of the nation when you make your horrible statements showing your fatism… encouraging others in insulting and disrespecting fat people.



noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • I wonder what the BBC's PC Thought Police would make of such ‘fattist’ language?
  • Although he's been accused of being ‘fattist’, for once the president has a point.
  • Well, that's how I misread it, and I thought it explained quite well why this German gal is losing weight to marry her charming fatist man.

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