Someone who is enraged by evidence of another's success and as a result has to try to one up the successful person or simply put the successful person down. Hating is much more than just being jealous of the person who has done well. The hater would find much satisfaction in seeing some form of misfortune come to that person.

Haters may also simply find satisfaction in someone else’s misfortune. When a friend falls off a bicycle and lands in the sewer for instance, it is a normal reaction to laugh at the situation. However, a hater will respond slightly differently by laughing at the person in a ridiculing manner.

Haters have a special link to one another and they tend to fuel each others hate by hating in groups. It may be a form of stress relief or something entirely different but they do seem to become happy from the escalation of hate for a person that arises in these groups.

Haters generally tend to hate people who are doing well even more so - racists excluded - if they are closer or more similar to them or of a similar social class.

When Jesus talked about prophets not being welcome in their own home town, he was probably talking about the haters.

There is one African tribe that used to be famous for hating its best hunters. A great hunter would make the biggest catch in months for instance, and then everybody would put him down by telling him that they couldn’t believe that he could expect them to eat something so puny and unhealthy looking.

However, hating is by no means limited to Africa. Hating exists all around the world. Among travellers for instance, Anglo-saxons from the UK, US and Australia are famous for hating, especially when a non anglo-saxon is doing well. This reputation is likely the result of a handful of haters that make a bad name for every Anglo-saxon, and even citizens of these nations who are not even anglo-saxon.
Sally: "Wow, China and India have been doing really well and a lot of jobs have been relocated due to the super-cheap labour. Are you worried about your job?"
Brian (hater in denial): "We’re in the only country that has quality management skills. Those guys are not smart enough. There’s no way that my job could ever be done by someone outside."

Shawn: "Damn, Kev’s been doing real good these days working his new job. He just got a new car and he paid cash. He’s looking for a house now too."
Wilma (hater): "I don’t believe it. That Kevin is not making that money from a new job. That fool be dealin’."

Peter (hater who is racist but probably doesn’t think so): "No way, mate. Ain’t no way, that this coloured fella goes to Oxford. How many black people go there, like 10? What are the chances?"
by Credit to those who deserve it September 06, 2006
a. People afraid of self expression that threatens their little bubbles of safety.
b. A manipulator.
a. Charles is such a hater because his friends are moving on and he's stuck in his crappy life.

b. I don't understand why Richard gets to go on holidays while I'm stuck here doing his job. God, he's such a hater!
by Cat_The_Red_Head January 12, 2010
Hater: someone who blatantly expresses unwarranted negative opinions toward others, possibly due to a previous confrontation, jealousy, or other disdain.
A hater might say, "I think Beyonce is ugly, skinny, and untalented."
by file gumbo May 08, 2009
Marquita & Mercedes
Why Marquita and Mercedes always talkin some bullshit? Cause they HATERS...
by DADE305 December 12, 2008
Haters (n.)(pl.) - Sordid little girls (also known as stupid bitches) acting out jealous tendencies through the slandering of otherwise hot, popular, and beautiful grown women in an attempt to bring said woman down to the hater level, which is one step below dog shit. Alternate forms - hating (v.), hater (n.)(sing.)
Haters hate and think it's funny...
by Jo Lo March 15, 2007
one who hates on other people...
usually this person does not realize they are a hater but constantly hate.

trait - rolling of the eyes
Candiss holmes -
"You guys suck! Girls rules! I am NOT a hater!!"

"I love drinking the haterade"
by world June 15, 2006
person who openly criticizes with judgmental opinions based on fact and stereotype which may be ignorant. a hater is someone who is reserved with lauding someone on accomplishment and treats every one as suspect.
"i hate on people who drive in massachusetts" fact and stereotype blended because mass drivers tend to suck behind the wheel
by alex March 24, 2005
A person who dislike or don't agree with a subject.

Haters should stay out of their hating subject's blogs or websites, because they're totally ruining it for all the non-haters. The blogs and websites are for fans only. (And a few stalkers)
User One: Oh, I love (insert tv show here). The best show ever.
User Two: The writers are geniuses!
User Three: Hilarious!
User Four (the Hater): What? That show sucks! You f*ckers and all those other useless viewers waste 30 minutes of their useless lives just looking at it

User 1, 2, and 3: .....
by shadow132 August 08, 2010

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