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  • Used for almost anything anymore. (1) "I don't care," (2) "Yeah right! (sarcasm)" (3) Tacked at the end of a listing of things, like etc.
    1) Speaker: Do you want to go uptown?

    Response: (shrugs shoulders) "Whatever."
    2) Huh? You want me to share this with you. Whatever!
    3) Bring chips, cookies, pop; whatever.
    I caught her cheating and She said whatever.

    Last edited on Apr 24 2013. Submitted by Leah A. from Ohio University, USA on Feb 15 1999.

  • Complete sentence or singular remark given in apathy by someone indifferent to others feelings or actions. Seems to be favored by teens and adolescents.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Don W. from Platte City, MO, USA on Feb 25 2000.

  • a dismissive retort; "Shut up and go away."

    Last edited on Jun 30 2011. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 18 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'retorts and taunts (list of)':

Definitions include: telling someone to fuck off.
Definitions include: censored version of "go fuck yourself".
Definitions include: Famously used by then-US Vice President Dick Cheney on the floor of the US Senate.
Definitions include: a retort; "take that".
Definitions include: interjection yelled at someone, typically after insulting them or beating them in some task.
Definitions include: general retort; "How do you like that?"
Definitions include: a dismissive retort; "screw off".
Definitions include: a command, similar to "Go to hell!" (i.e. "Leave me alone!"
Definitions include: general insulting retort.
Definitions include: an angry retort; "bite me".
Definitions include: an insulting retort; "suck (one's) dick".
Definitions include: insulting retort.
Definitions include: a dismissive retort; "go to hell".
Definitions include: angry retort.
Definitions include: a comeback used in an argument when one can't think of anything better to say.

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Other terms relating to 'what':

Definitions include: an attractive female who is likely an actress, model, whatever
Definitions include: "Could you repeat yourself?"
Definitions include: to work as advertised.
Definitions include: "Could you repeat that?" or "I don't understand."
Definitions include: "do what I mean".
Definitions include: "from what I understand".
Definitions include: acronym for "for what it's worth".
Definitions include: to hit.
Definitions include: to reprimand.
Definitions include: acronym for "head mother fucker what's in charge".
Definitions include: "What did you say?"
Definitions include: go ahead and do that, even though I don't agree.
Definitions include: an expression of empathy or simple understanding.
Definitions include: statement of resigned acceptance.
Definitions include: acronym for "if you know what I mean and I think you do".

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