person of size

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person of size

Politically correct term for an obese or very overweight person. It has been airlines' policy for a number of years to make persons of size purchase two seats on every flight they take.
See also: of, person, size
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People of size may have to contend with narrow seats, short seatbelts and unkind glances or comments.
The National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAF) issued a four-page brochure earlier this year offering "travel tips for people of size.
The media needs to stop encouraging the hatred of people of size.
It's simply that by allowing such digitised downsizing she's saying that people of size - even if, relatively speaking, that size is less than the UK average of a size 16 - don't count as much as calories in the great body debate.
The fashion show is only open to people of size 16 and above.
One of my dreams is to become a master trainer so I can show the world people of size can be effective motivators," she says.
Fat oppression is a weapon that targets people of size, but hurts everyone.
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