Meaning of social justice warrior in English:

social justice warrior


informal, derogatory
  • A person who expresses or promotes socially progressive views.

    • ‘these social justice warriors want to apply their politically correct standards and rules to others' speech’
    • ‘Some of them admit they're afraid that social justice warriors will ruin video games.’
    • ‘Many of the site's users have blamed a conspiracy of social justice warriors: PC campaigners who, they claim, are too easily offended.’
    • ‘We get it, you hate social justice warriors, whatever you perceive those to be.’
    • ‘I think social justice warriors like you need to relax and enjoy life.’
    • ‘I'm not claiming to know the answers, but you don't have to be a social justice warrior to notice something is going very wrong somewhere.’
    • ‘I don't want to come off as a social justice warrior but we fight on a daily basis for Internet freedoms.’
    • ‘Just because I agree with representation in games, I've been associated with social justice warriors leading to some horrible comments the other day.’
    • ‘The leadership has been changed from military warriors to social justice warriors.’
    • ‘Of course such statistics and stories will forever be dismissed by social justice warriors.’
    • ‘Funny how it's social justice warrior types such as yourself that exude the most hatred and malcontent for others.’