A Karen is a pejorative term [a term expressing contempt or disapproval] used to describe a woman, typically middle-aged and white, who is perceived as entitled, pushy, and demanding, often causing a scene in public places.
- A Karen complained to the manager about her food being cold and demanded a refund.
- The lady in the store who insisted on speaking to the manager because they didn’t accept her expired coupon was being a Karen.
Very Simple Definition:
A Karen is a name given to a woman who is rude, bossy, and complains a lot.
- The lady who yelled at the waiter because her food was not cooked properly was acting like a Karen.
- A Karen is someone who always wants things done their way and throws a fit when they don’t get their way.