Definition of body fascism in English:

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body fascism

noun

[mass noun]
Prejudice or discrimination based on a person’s weight and appearance: there have also been complaints about gender discrimination and body fascism in elite sport
More example sentences
  • She punctuated her career with asides about the 'body fascism' of television bosses.
  • Her success was seen as a heart-warming populist victory against the body fascism visible in hip hop videos.
  • The media are rightly criticised for 'body fascism', and placing too much attention on size 10 supermodels.

Derivatives

body fascist

noun & adjective
Example sentences
  • They are a nation of supremely beautiful, beach-dwelling body fascists.
  • He was not a body fascist; his couture line featured a wraparound design that meant it could accommodate size fluctuations.
  • Telling women to look like her was just as body fascist as telling them to get stick thin.

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