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Fat Shaming

Meaning Criticizing a person for being overweight
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Fat shaming is criticizing an overweight person for being fat. It is part of the "body shaming" trend but directed at people who are overweight.

Fat shaming commonly occurs on social sites in reaction to images posted in the Internet. It is a controversial notion as some people believe it's wrong to judge people based on their looks where others think it's wrong to encourage overweight individuals to keep unhealthy habits.

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"She was suspended for 3 days yesterday for fat shaming Amy."
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Updated April 18, 2016

Fat shaming definition

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