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.’