social justice warrior

[ soh-shuhl juhs-tis wawr-ee-er, wor‐ ]
/ ˈsoʊ ʃəl ˈdʒʌs tɪs ˌwɔr i ər, ˌwɒr‐ /

noun

Disparaging. a contemptuous term for a person who advocates a progressive orthodoxy, often on the internet, especially involving the treatment of ethnic, racial, gender, or gender-identity minorities. Abbreviation: SJW

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Origin of social justice warrior

First recorded in 1990–95
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