Definition of dumpee in English:



  • A person whose partner has abruptly ended their sexual or romantic relationship.

    ‘‘get over it’ is easy to say, but painful to do—especially if you're the dumpee’
    • ‘Oh, and remember, you as the dumper cannot be the one to help the dumpee through the breakup.’
    • ‘This is the kind of breakup we all - both dumper and dumpee - hate in a special kind of way because it's total gray area.’
    • ‘So were you the dumpee or the dumper?’
    • ‘Maybe this works better when you're the dumpee, but rejoining what BG calls the "flirting continuum" can be a really good thing for getting over a breakup (much better than, say, having a rebound romance.)’
    • ‘They know that they "owe" the dumpee an explanation but often don't have one themselves.’
    • ‘You think it's hard for just one person to be the dumper / dumpee - try having your whole FAMILY included in a mess like that.’
    • ‘Perhaps counterintuitively, this can be at least as difficult for the dumper as it is for the dumpee.’
    • ‘Not only am I hurt because I am breaking it off with someone I care about, I have that wonderful extra added bonus pain caused by the dumpee saying "No problem."’
    • ‘If I'm going to be dumped, I may as well be a hot dumpee.’
    • ‘"Get over it" is easy to say, but painful to do - especially if you're the dumpee.’
    • ‘E-breakups are indeed cowardly, as they allow you to drop the bomb without facing the collateral damage, and they are stupid, as they allow your dumpee to forward your lame e-breakup to friends and associates all over the world.’
    • ‘Ben recently denied all but the earrings to the New York Post, but if you were acting like a desperate, obsessed dumpee, wouldn't you?’
    • ‘Who would actually send out a press release announcing to the world that you were the dumper and not the dumpee?’
    • ‘No person ever came over to their significant other's place to say "I don't want to be with you anymore and I know this feeling is not mutual" and left the dumpee commenting, "Well, he / she handled that really well."’