Definition of butthurt in English:

butthurt

adjective

US
informal
  • 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’
    • ‘Well, i didn't let myself get mad or butthurt.’
    • ‘A few loud, butthurt bloggers do not constitute the entirety of the iPhone developer base.’
    • ‘"Chrissy, are you that butthurt over yesterday's loss?"’
    • ‘Don't pretend that everyone else has your paper-thin skin, and because you are butthurt about it, they should be too.’
    • ‘If you think that's a strawman argument, fine; I can see you're still nursing a huge butthurt grudge from last week.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘When I was watching him I knew some people would be butthurt by it even though he didn't really say anything offensive.’
    • ‘It just sounded like yet another example of whining and butthurt fanboys and girls who've just become too attached to a particular interpretation of Metroid to allow for other interpretations.’

noun

mass nounUS
informal
  • 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’
    • ‘I found this hilarious, but the Yankees front office developed a case of the butthurt, saying the promotion was in poor taste.’
    • ‘Why all the obvious butthurt?’
    • ‘I've read the butthurt from PSU fans & I gotta say..I love it.’
    • ‘This guy has stinging butthurt from being out-classed by Tesla before and now this new job gives him an even greater INFERIORITY COMPLEX.’
    • ‘Let the butthurt continue.’
    • ‘The butthurt in the comments truly is epic, as is the ignorance.’
    • ‘Keep defending his butthurt, it makes you look good.’
    • ‘The issues that arose here are many, but they can be broken down into two major categories: actual, legal issues and butthurt.’
    • ‘I can imagine the butthurt if a team that finishes the regular season top 4 in the polls gets left out of the playoff.’
    • ‘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 butt (sense 3 of the noun) and hurt.

Pronunciation

butthurt

/ˈbʌthəːt/