2:"Yeah, man, that guy got totally Zimmerman'd."
1:"Hey, he acted in self-defense! That other guy was a punk and hit him first."
1:"Honey, look, there's a guy in a hoodie walking down the block."
2:"Is he black?"
1:"I don't know but I'm scared, what should we do?"
2:"Where's my pistol, baby? I'm going to have to Zimmerman this one, be ready to call 911."
The act of starting a fight with a person of lower social or ethnic status and then deploying a weapon, claiming self-defense afterwards.
Can be done by any clean cut person with a minimal criminal record, provided the lesser person can be deemed a worse person.
Named after George Zimmerman, a white Hispanic/German-American and son of a judge who successfully chased and killed a black teenager coming home from the store with a bag of skittles, and was found not guilty by means of self defense because the teen fought back.
Minority: Why are you following me cracker?
Judge's Son: Watch how you talk to me or I'll pull a Zimmerman on you.