Meaning of slut shaming in English:

slut shaming


mass noun
  • The action or fact of stigmatizing a woman for engaging in behaviour judged to be promiscuous or sexually provocative.

    ‘some of the criticism smacks of slut shaming’
    • ‘while it certainly touches on gender double standards and slut shaming, it's not what the film is about per se’
    • ‘There will be no slut shaming around these parts.’
    • ‘Slut shaming is a common problem that generally targets girls, often from a very young age.’
    • ‘Ok, so what I have learned today is slut shaming is a thing like bullying.’
    • ‘I've got a big problem with slut shaming, especially when it comes from a fellow woman.’
    • ‘The vast majority of comments involve extensive bullying, lots of slut shaming going on, they're completely derogatory.’
    • ‘Let's hope you're not opposed to slut shaming because this is exactly what you are doing.’
    • ‘You could argue that we, as a society, are becoming less tolerant of slut shaming, more accepting of our bodies or simply harder to shock.’
    • ‘So, I beg of everyone - can we stop with the slut shaming already?’
    • ‘This form of slut shaming is particularly troubling because its reach extends beyond the lives of the rich and the famous.’
    • ‘Online slut shaming affects the lives of everyday people and hampers the potential for an individual to seek gainful employment or live a private life.’