A word that was used in the mid nineteen-nineties by mostly loud-mouthed ghetto fabulous women or classless effeminate males. "Issues" is a word that was frequently used by guests of talk shows of the mid nineteen-nineties. Issues is mainly used to describe someone who has numerous problems and problematic circumstances in their life. Furthermore, if one has issues, or an issue, it is most likely a result of their own psychopathic tendencies.
"That alcoholic skank over there had two abortions and gave up her third child for adoption. She's out at a bar wasted and not even her boyfriend will take her home. That girl be havin' issues."

"That fat broad is telling everyone she is a lawyer even though she is serving me drinks behind the bar. She thinks everyone believes her. That girl has issues that she needs to deal with right away."

by Miss Priss Gal March 25, 2007
a hypodermic syringe full of the user's drug of choice.
I feel like doing a big issue right now.

Traci and Kim were sitting there, doing their issues.
by bagwhore July 10, 2008
substitute problems for people who have no real life worries.

problems that would not exist if the "issuee" would only stop thinking about them, unlike authentic problems such as hunger, disease, poverty etc.
1: i need an excuse to listen to anti-conformist music
2: why?
1: so i can be cool
2: *SLAPS!!*

1: i cut myself...
2: why?!
1: it's my "self abusive coping strategy"
by skunky December 26, 2004
Social 'issues' that a 'battler' labours under...
BOD has more issues than the N.Y. Times
by Slammer September 01, 2003
A offensive slang term describing a mixed-blood American Indian person in North Carolina and Virginia, dating back to the dated designation of "Persons of Free Issue" on birth certificates and census data before slavery had ended.
You know them issues up in _____ county?
by redbandit2 July 27, 2010
a rift between friends, usually involving a question of whether in fact there even is an issUe. This has 2 simple ways of confirming or denying, sUm or nUn respectively.
fUngus: Do we have an issUe here brUce?
brUce: nUn.
by Gavinski August 05, 2010
someone who has severe personal problems
Pat has issues because it doesn't take much to irritate him.
by Gerard Irick July 26, 2010

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