professional victim

professional victim

slang A derisive term for someone who claims to receive mistreatment from others, usually as a way to get attention. Boy, he's really the professional victim these days. What is he claiming I did to him this time?
See also: professional, victim
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Understandably still angry and upset at the impact Piers branding her "a professional victim" could have on others struggling out there, Denise then made a series of points about mental health on Saturday, posting: "I have spent 30 yrs speaking out about the stigma surrounding depression.
And Joshua, 26, is confident the 30-year-old will become his 17th professional victim as he targets WBA Super, IBO and WBO champ Tyson Fury.
Joshua (below), 26, is sure the Californian will be his 17th professional victim on June 25 as he targets WBA Super and WBO champ Tyson Fury.
Flanagan's former boss said he constantly saw himself as the target in his conflicts with WDBJ-TV colleagues and described him as a "professional victim".
There's vain misery twins Amy and Sally, dour Joel who believes hens lay eggs "out of their necks", insult-hurling professional victim Aaron, who reckons: "I have to say what I think." (You don't.) And oneupmanship Kieran, nailed by Adjoa: "If you've been to Tenerife, he's been to Elevenerife."
Many Democrats seem to prefer the sensibility of Fluke, a professional victim and virtuoso whiner.
Another professional victim is Tarique Ghaffur, the police ofcer who claims he was racially discriminated against by the Met force.
But for county captain Handy, the irony is that Mason's professional victim in the singles, Chester-le-Street's Darren Crowle, may soon be running up against the same opponent again on the PGA Europro Tour, two rungs below the European Tour on the pro ladder.
The 29-year-old Redcar boxer had been lined up as local hero McFadyen's eighth straight professional victim in front of a partisan full house but ripped the script with a big left hook after five fast-flowing rounds.
Katz); (23) Admissions to University-Based Programs: Faculty Assessment of Current Practices and Implications for Navigating the Future (Kaetlyn Lad); (24) Strategies for Surviving the Professional Victim Syndrome: Perspectives from Superintendents on Navigating the Political Waves of Contemporary Leadership (Walter S.
SCOT Colin Bain became Amir Khan's eighth professional victim as the teenage sensation eased to a second-round stoppage in Cardiff.
In her new memoir, Madam Secretary, Albright has few kind words for Arafat, calling him at various points, a "professional victim," and a "manipulator and survivor." During a visit to her farm in Virginia, her two-year old grandson let out a "piercing scream" at the first sight of the Palestinian leader.
I choose not to be a professional victim, because I don't think it's true and because people don't have much tolerance for it."
Udolpho), and Ellena (The Italian), is a professional victim or
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