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have an attitude

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have an attitude

verb phrase

  1. To dislike and complain about one's plight; bitch, kvetch: If you'd put up as many bonds for nothing as I have, you'd have a fucking attitude too/ ''Go ahead, cop an attitude,'' she says and pulls away from him/ If you're going to cop a tude because I was a few minutes late, then I'll just go home
  2. To be arrogant or haughty (1980s+ Black)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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