"He said his parents were cucks
," his friend Patrick told me,
Torba jumped in and reiterated his call to "Build the wall" before calling fellow members of the Y Combinator community "cucks" -- a pejorative description common in far-right circles.
"I call it like I see it, and I helped meme a President into office, cucks."
A casual observer who visits Reddit will find what looks like a Web 1.0 message board that is ridden with near-indecipherable jargon and acronyms, such as "HH," "cucks
," "centipedes," and "God Emperor of the Internet." These are insider code words that did not emerge accidentally.
"Cuckservative" evolved from "cuck." And "cuck" came from the word "cuckold."
"'Cuck' has become shorthand for any perceived weakness, or rather, perceived reluctance to exploit strength," writer Dana Schwartz (http://www.gq.com/story/why-angry-white-men-love-calling-people-cucks) said in GQ last August.
The BuzzFeed article explored such aspects of alt-right culture as the Pepe the Frog character and the emergence of the resonant term "cuckservative." With its etymological links to "cuckold" and "cuckoo bird," "cuck
" was a term for that kind of establishment conservative who, wittingly or not, devotes his resources and energy to nurturing other people's children at the expense of his own.
means the husband of an unfaithful wife, usually in reference to him raising children that aren't his own," the implication being that today's conservatives are "being cucked
" by liberals who are using immigration policy to demographically replace the electorate in order to secure a permanent left-wing majority.
In the weeks following the election of Donald Trump, white nationalists who feel emboldened by the results have used a favorite word, "cuck," to insult political figures and opponents they deem as weak and ineffectual in the political realm.
First things first, "cuck" is not a word recognized in dictionaries.