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Definition of -Bashing

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  1. [combining form of, bashing] used with a noun representing a particular group or type of people. Used to form uncountable nouns denoting gratuitous physical or verbal attacks on a group or type of people
  2. used to form adjectives meaning consisting of or relating to what is denoted by the equivalent noun.

Phrases with -Bashing

  1. Paki-Bashing
  2. Granny-Bashing
  3. square-bashing

Printed books with definitions for -Bashing

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Google previewThe Kaleidoscope of Gender (2008)

Prisms, Patterns, and Possibilities by Joan Z. Spade, Catherine G. Valentine

Slut-bashing is a cheap and easy way to feel powerful. If you feel insecure or ashamed about your own sexual desires, all you have to do is call a girl a “slut” and suddenly you're the one who is “good” and on top of the social pecking order .

Google previewFostering Nation? (2011)

Canada Confronts Its History of Childhood Disadvantage by Veronica Strong-Boag

As Jean Swanson, one of Canada's long-time anti-poverty activists, explains, “ poor-bashing means constantly being afraid that someone will take your children. ”22 Since “the idea of the lone mother as a benefit scrounger is the obverse of the ...

Google previewThe Development of the Attitudes Toward the Atypically Gendered Inventory (ATAG-I). (2008)

Finally, gender-bashing refers to harassment and/or physical assault of persons who do not conform to established gender norms. In summary, genderism is a broad, negative cultural ideology, transphobia is the emotional disgust and fear, ...

Google previewProtection of Sexual Minorities Since Stonewall (2013)

Progress and Stalemate in Developed and Developing Countries by Phil C.W. Chan

Queer-bashing is that torrent of blows and words, every kick and punch ...

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Small photo of Dubai, United Arab Emirates - June 18, 2010: 4x4 'dune-bashing' safari, Sand Dunes, Arabian Desert, Dubai, United Arab Emirates More...

Quotes about -Bashing

A singer for me is more like someone who is standing alone with a microphone like Scott Walker, rather than someone who is bashing a plank and is spitting all over a microphone. (Graham Coxon)
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