A boycott that is so short lived, that it really isn't a boycott at all. To abstain from buying or using, or dealing with for a very very short time frame
I'm going to girlcott my friend for a whole day.
The act of abstaining from using, buying or dealing with as a means of protest, when done by a female. Usually, but not exclusively done around "women's" issues.
We're totally girlcotting Ralph Lauren for their firing of that photoshopped model.
A female euphemism to the word boycott
. It means to abstain from or act together in abstaining from using, buying, or dealing with as an expression of protest or disfavor or as a means of coercion.
Although if the women organizations that used this term had any sense, they'd realize that 1) they're being just as sexist by using such wording and 2) the word boycott
was coined after people protested Englishman Charles C. Boycott, and has nothing to do with gender relations.
The Women & Girls Foundation decided to "girl-cott" the company after they found their products to be offensive towards women.