social justice warrior

[ soh-shuhl juhs-tis wawr-ee-er, wor‐ ]

noun
  1. Disparaging. a term for a person who advocates a liberal progressive orthodoxy, often on the internet, especially involving the treatment of ethnic, racial, or sexual minorities. Abbreviation: SJW

Origin of social justice warrior

1
First recorded in 1990–95

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