1 definition by jiadi

Top Definition
A theory put forth by whiny men afraid their position of societal dominance is at risk because some women might get into positions of power. The theory goes that men may be disproportionately represented in higher positions, but for that they're also disproportionately represented in dirty, dangerous work that women, supposedly, don't want to touch (like mining, construction, fire-fighting, soldiering, etc.).

The theory sounds plausible until you look at it for longer than about five seconds. It then falls apart because:

1. Women have been clamouring for dangerous positions like fire-fighting and soldiering for ages now and it is *men* who have been opposing this on a variety of ridiculous grounds.

2. The "glass cellar" only holds true if you selectively ignore traditionally-female occupations such as prostitution which are easily as destructive and dangerous to the practitioner as are traditionally-male occupations like mining and construction.

The "glass cellar" is, in short, a ridiculous piece of whining by a bunch of insecure man-children.
"I can't get out of the glass cellar because management keeps promoting those damned women who actually work and try to get things done."
jiadi가 작성 2013년 07월 10일 (수)

The Urban Dictionary Mug

Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug

The Urban Dictionary Mug

Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug

The Urban Dictionary Mug

Your favorite word on a white mug.

Create a mug

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug

The Urban Dictionary T-Shirt

Soft and offensive. Just like you.

Buy the t-shirt

The Urban Dictionary T-Shirt

Smooth, soft, slim fit American Apparel shirt. Custom printed. 100% fine jersey cotton, except for heather grey (90% cotton).

Buy the t-shirt
매일 매일 받아보는 무료 이메일

아래에 이메일 주소를 입력하시고 매일 아침 Urban Dictionary 오늘의 단어를 받아 보세요!

이메일은 daily@urbandictionary.com에서 보냅니다. Urban Dictionary는 스팸 메일을 절대 보내지 않습니다.

×