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toxic masculinity

The pervasive adherence to and upholding of stereotypically negative masculine behavior, characterized by the pursuit of social dominance, promiscuity, aggression, a propensity for violence, and suppression of emotions other than anger. This type of aggressive confrontation is what happens when toxic masculinity is the status quo.
See also: toxic

toxic waste dump

A person, place, or thing that is extremely repugnant, hateful, or extremely socially unacceptable. How that toxic waste dump ever got promoted to general manager is beyond me. This social media platform has turned into a toxic waste dump over the past few years.
See also: dump, toxic, waste
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toxic waste dump

n. a horrible person or place. Frank, stop acting like a toxic waste dump and do as you’re asked.
See also: dump, toxic, waste
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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