snowflake - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    a single piece of snow that falls from the sky
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    an insulting term used to criticise anyone who objects to your views or actions, implying that they are fragile and delicate

    In calling someone a snowflake, you are not just shutting down their opinion, but telling them off for being offended that you are doing so.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 28/11/2016