Definition of butthurt in English:

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butthurt

Pronunciation: /ˈbʌthəːt/
US informal

adjective

Overly or unjustifiably offended or resentful: they’re all butthurt that she released the album online first that fight the other night was started by a butthurt player from the losing team
More example sentences
  • A few loud, butthurt bloggers do not constitute the entirety of the iPhone developer base.
  • He looked all butthurt - like the finest woman in the world had shut him down.
  • Nobody is going to listen to us if we only get butthurt about religions.

noun

[mass noun]
An excessive or unjustifiable feeling of personal offence or resentment: it’s time to get over the butthurt from last year’s playoffs the butthurt just oozes out of this comment
More example sentences
  • The issues that arose here are many, but they can be broken down into two major categories: actual, legal issues and butthurt.
  • Let the butthurt continue.
  • Look at the epic levels of butthurt that happened when projects fell through for whatever reason and people didn't get their game, or their electric waffle launcher, or whatever.

Origin

1990s: from butt3 (sense 3 of the noun) and hurt.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: butt|hurt

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