What could be a better display of masculinity than downing a pint of whole milk? It's becoming more widely used online and can be used as an adjective too, with people or actions being described as "very soy. And women only ever eat sad plates of salad. For the men who use terms like cuck and soy boy, being called anything related to femininity is the ultimate insult. God forbid anyone be an actual woman. The term has become increasingly popular on Twitter, Reddit and YouTube comments, with trolls regularly criticising others they deem to be weak as "soy boys". But YouTube political commentator James Allsup, who was caught protesting with white supremacists in Charlottesville, has claimed he invented the insult. But if soy boy goes the way of cuck, it could enter the mainstream before too long. But cuck was ultimately commandeered by the general public and used as an insult against the far right, removing its offensiveness. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here.
Top definition. Soy Boy. Slang used to describe males who completely and utterly lack all necessary masculine qualities. The origin of the term derives from the negative effects soy consumption has been proven to have on the male physique and libido.
Try Now! It comes from the myth that consuming soy products lowers testerone levels in a man. Boy has long been used to belittle men, but why soy? For another, the claim is bogus. And, who do soyboy -slingers stereotype as eating a lot of soy? Liberal vegans who drink soy milk or eat soy products like tofu because they care about the environment or animal rights. A user entered the insult on Urban Dictionary by mid-year, around the time far-right commentator James Allsup posted a YouTube video claiming politically correct people drink soy instead of real milk. In the alt-right, soyboy was boosted by the fact that milk has been a symbol of white supremacy reaching back into the early s, based on a belief that certain successful white European peoples drink milk, taken as a sign of their superiority.
Cuck , beta , nu-male , pajama boy , and now soy boys. The origin of the term derives from the negative effects soy consumption has been proven to have on the male physique and libido. The soy boy has been discussed in numerous articles see e. And behold: to explain why these unmanly soy boys exist, science is often evoked, particularly that related to food and nutrition.