Wokefishing is when people masquerade as holding progressive political views to ensnare potential partners. This can be done by them asking you a lot of vague questions to see where your views lie. Then, they’ll just mirror your answers, even though they have no interest in the views you’re discussing. The only aim is to use this as a way to get laid. In recent years, wokefishing has been on the rise.
Example Use: ‘He claimed he was a feminist when we matched, but in person he kept making sexist jokes. He said it was banter, but kept saying how women are ‘too sensitive’ and ‘snowflakes’. Definitely wokefishing me, so they’ll be no second date!”« Back to Glossary Index