What does Karen mean?A stereotype of an overly-entitled, middle-age white woman.
Other definitions of Karen:
- A middle age woman who demonstrates entitled behaviors and wants to speaks AT managers, drive huge SUVs, and be overly protective of her sheltered children.
- Typically a woman in the Baby Boomer generation that is very controlling and entitled, to the point where she always gets her way.
- A derogatory term for a woman, typically older, who demands too much. Often has the "may I speak with the manager" haircut and believes she knows everything (like vaccines and essential oils).
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How to use the term
Mom! Don't be a Karen right now.
I had to wait on a table of Karens tonight. It sucked.
There are so many Karens in that MLM scheme. Gross.
Karen: The anti-vaxxer soccer mom with speak-to-the-manager hair, explained by Vox
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