Swedish Offerkofta (n.) (lit. victim’s cardigan)A metaphorical piece of clothing one puts on when assuming the role of a victim.

Not used for actual victims, but when someone is indulging in self-pity, or fabricates their own victimhood in a debate. Related to English "pity party", "victim mentality" and "playing the victim". Links (in Swedish): * https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Offerkofta * https://sverigesradio.se/avsnitt/1470949 * https://sv.quora.com/Vad-inneb%C3%A4r-det-att-en-person-har-p%C3%A5-sig-en-offerkofta-Varf%C3%B6r-kan-detta-vara-problematiskt