Definition of Sizism
(noun) Discrimination or prejudice against people who are perceived to be overweight.
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈsaɪzˌɪz(ə)m/
- British English – /ˈsʌɪzɪz(ə)m/
- Plural: sizisms
- A type of discrimination and prejudice.
- Variant spelling: sizeism
- Also called:
Cite the Definition of Sizism
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “sizism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved April 1, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/sizism/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
sizism. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/sizism/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “sizism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed April 1, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/sizism/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“sizism.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 1 Apr. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/sizism/>.