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First World problem

Syllabification: First World prob·lem

Definition of First World problem in English:

noun

informal
A relatively trivial or minor problem or frustration (implying a contrast with serious problems such as those that may be experienced in the developing world): it’s a First World problem, but still if you’re staying at a 5-star resort you expect some decent service
More example sentences
  • A first world problem, sure ... But a problem nonetheless.
  • Someone, somewhere, is playing the world’s smallest violin for my first-world problems.
  • It’s a first world problem to be sure, but that doesn’t make tangled headphone cords any less annoying.

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