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A pejorative term for an individual who repeatedly and vehemently engages in arguments on social justice on the Internet, often in a shallow or not well-thought-out way, for the purpose of raising their own personal reputation. A social justice warrior, or SJW, does not necessarily strongly believe all that they say, or even care about the groups they are fighting on behalf of. They typically repeat points from whoever is the most popular blogger or commenter of the moment, hoping that they will "get SJ points" and become popular in return. They are very sure to adopt stances that are "correct" in their social circle.

The SJW's favorite activity of all is to dogpile. Their favorite websites to frequent are Livejournal and Tumblr. They do not have relevant favorite real-world places, because SJWs are primarily civil rights activists only online.
#1:

A social justice warrior reads an essay about a form of internal misogyny where women and girls insult stereotypical feminine activities and characteristics in order to boost themselves over other women.

The SJW absorbs this and later complains in response to a Huffington Post article about a 10-year-old feminist's letter, because the 10-year-old called the color pink "prissy".

#2:
Commnter: "I don't like getting manicures. It's too prissy."

SJW: "Oh my god, how fucking dare you use that word, you disgusting sexist piece of shit!"
by poopem April 21, 2011

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Social Justice Warriors or SJWs are: People with paper thin skin who always find something to be offended about. They generally have no concept of humour. Words they commonly use include: intolerant offensive triggering sexist racist
Non Sjw - A man walks into a bar...
Social Justice Warrior - you sexist fucking pig, I identify as a bar and the fact you didn't get verbal consent from the bar before you entered it is very triggering.
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A pejorative term for people who acknowledge the existence of racism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of bigotry. It was created by insecure heterosexual white cisgender men who are terrified of losing their privileged status and preferential treatment in society as well as their ability to treat women and minorities like pieces of trash with public endorsement.
"I don't think killing a man because he is black is OK."
"STFU and die you stupid fucking social justice warrior!"
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An individual that is defined by their constant attacking or addressing of anything they find inappropriate, offensive, or triggering in their eyes. People that promote and address the social issues that truly matter on social media should be applauded, but social justice warriors are in a league of their own. They repeatedly bash any content (even if its innocent) and aggressively call for the downfall of the person who carelessly offended them.

The REAL problem with social justice warriors is their superficial mentality. There are many issues that are heavily affecting many people across the world but these individuals detract from many of the real problems but continuing to address and argue about meaningless topics in order to boost themselves in the eyes of their peers.
Ex:

Person on social media: *Posts a picture of them wearing a sombrero at a costume party*

Social Justice Warrior: This is highly offensive and appropriating Mexican culture. The person who posted this should be condemned to hell forever. They should lose all their followers and be removed off of insert social media here. In fact, I will boycott social media until they address this blatant racism.

We are human beings at our core, excluding our race, color, and culture. Everybody should be respected and treating everything like it should be censored and separated is destroying the very connection that we have with each other. We should be sensitive to the real social issues that plague this world, not the meaningless act or comment another user posted. People are a product of their environment. Social Justice Warriors harm us by focusing on the product instead of looking at the picture as a whole.

If people learned to respect each others' cultures, then the blending of traditions between cultures wouldn't even be considered offensive from the start.
by hollierae22 March 05, 2017

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A person who causes problems for normal people through protest and constant nagging because they cant accept that life ins't fair
Man 1 talking to man 2: Yo i think that that woman over there is ugly and annoying.
Social Justice Warrior who overheard: Did you just assume that opinionated individuals gender how dare you, you cis male scum!
Man 2: Is this why god has abandoned us?
Man 1: Yes, yes it is.
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A mini Stalinist who thinks they are moral guardian of society except for the fact that they were never elected for the job. In the past, SJW's outlawed alcohol and porn but now most of this nonsense is being committed the Marxists, the American Red Guard of Mao's, Cultural Revolution. People with childish mentalities are attracted to the leaders of any SJW' movement thus becoming a SJW. Smug, loud, never donating a dime to the poor but will buy an Apple laptop with a smartphone in a heartbeat. Usually self-loathing whites from the all white communities in America so they have white guilt. The minorities involved are the kind everyone hates to be around. Hard core pussy's when you actually debate them on a one on one issue. They will bring up Hitler, nazis and holocaust often but will never bring up Pol Pot, Stalin and the Killing Fields.
1) Get ready for the rain on the parade; the social justice warriors are here.
2) Sorry sir but the book you requested is no longer in our library system anymore. The social justice warrior organization, "We Decide, Not YOU!" called that book racist even though it was about weather. We'll stop carrying Ayn Rand soon so borrow now.
3.) Titania, an vastly over weight SJW, blamed sexism and racism, not her appearance or personality, on the inability on not being able to find a boyfriend.
by Alucard the last June 03, 2017

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Individuals who are mad and get triggered by everything, they think they're helping society but what they're actually doing is making me mad and triggered. So am i a social justice warrior? I don't know i just really really hate them.
-Social justice warriors are a bunch of cunts
- *TRIGGERED*
by KrabbyPappy July 11, 2017

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