sizeism

/ (ˈsaɪzɪzəm) /

noun

discrimination on the basis of a person's size, esp against people considered to be overweight

Nearby words

  1. size zero,
  2. size-up,
  3. size-weight illusion,
  4. sizeable,
  5. sized,
  6. sizer,
  7. sizing,
  8. sizy,
  9. sizzle,
  10. sizzler

Word Origin for sizeism

C20: from size 1 + -ism, on the model of racism

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