[ loo k-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈlʊk ɪz əm /
discrimination or prejudice based on a person's physical appearance.
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Origin of lookism
First recorded in 1985–1990
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British Dictionary definitions for lookism
/ (ˈlʊkɪzəm) /
discrimination against a person on the grounds of physical appearance
Derived Formslookist, adjective
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