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whatevs

Syllabification: what·evs
Pronunciation: /(h)wəˈtevz, ˌ(h)wätevz
 
 
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(also whatev)

Definition of whatevs in English:

exclamation, adverb, & relative pronoun

informal
Whatever: [as exclamation]: I’m sure someone will disagree with my summary, but whatevs It’s not how I envisioned spending my Friday night. Whatev [as adverb]: we have some potatoes that we could grill too (or mash, or bake, or whatevs) [as pronoun]: I have no set plans and am open to whatevs
More example sentences
  • Okay, she's overexposed right now, but whatevs.
  • It might seem sorta whatevs nowadays, but in an era when the whole point of American underground rock was to define oneself against the eyeliner-effete English, it took either much focus-grouping and/or mad naiveté to dream up a whole new rock identity.
  • My understanding is that this is because funding is now directly tied to 'productivity' and one of the criteria for productivity is how many finished and passed PhDs your department/school/faculty/whatevs can churn out in the shortest possible time.

Origin

1990s : alteration of whatever.

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