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addaword.gifdefinition of body shaming

noun
the practice of criticising people publicly for being too fat or, less frequently, too thin
It seems any type of 'body shaming' is totally acceptable and rarely challenged.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 02/06/2014 18:00:00
Definition of body shaming from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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