[ buht-hurt ]
/ ˈbʌtˌhɜrt /


mental distress or irritation caused by an overreaction to a perceived personal slight, a bad outcome, etc.


feeling such mental distress or irritation: The comments section is full of butthurt idiots.

Nearby words

  1. butterwort,
  2. butterworth,
  3. buttery,
  4. butthead,
  5. butthole,
  6. buttie,
  7. butting,
  8. buttinski,
  9. buttinsky,
  10. buttle

Origin of butthurt

1995–2000; butt1 + hurt; in reference to spanking a child

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