whatevs

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From whatever +‎ -s

Interjection[edit]

whatevs

  1. (slang) Whatever.
    • 1996: "Dyer", in alt.skate-board, May 12 (Usenet)
      [Subject:] Lame post...whatevs
    • 2004: M. Sue Alexander, The Christian Fugitive, p. 34
      Mitzi’s squeezed eyes registered distate. “Whatevs!”
    • 2006: Michael Apostolina, Meri Strikes Back, p. 75
      Whatevs,” he said, then he held up three fingers, which I realized was Bud's “cool” way of making a W.
    • 2007: Addie Johnson, The Little Book of Big Excuses: More Strategies and Techniques for Faking It, pp. 136–137
      And in the meantime, it’s probably just fine to eat some candy, slack off on your pushups, and hey, maybe even throw yourself a party for your half birthday. Or your cat’s half birthday. Whatevs.

Pronoun[edit]

whatevs

  1. (slang, rare) Whatever.
    • 2003: Adam Cole, Crashing America, p. 52
      Vin and I decided to chat it up—just for whatevs—with a couple of colored-up kids waiting to party.

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References[edit]

  • 2005, Peckham, Aaron (compiler), Urban Dictionary: Fularious Street Slang Defined, Kansas City: Andrews McMeel, ISBN 0-7407-5143-3, page p. 331: