The American English equivalent to the common, polite Thai expression, "mai pen rai", meaning "it doesn't matter"; an easily accessible communication tool for re-grounding in the midst of a circular, escalating, non-productive, manipulative, or highly emotional argument.

When one partner calmly terminates with "Whatever" (humorous, non-aggro Valley Girl accent, one eye roll, and heavy sigh acceptable), it allows both participants to remember that their separate "ego chatter" and the subsequent discomfort of those primitive "fight or flight" endocrine hormones surging now through them - is an illusion, all Maya.

"Whatever" is the new Western mantra to allow those in our culture to wake up, surrender, let go of the futile need to be "right", to sit in the silence of the moment and return to the underlying reality of love, unity, and connection. Words are increasingly inadequate in this age of “The Quickening.” We have evolved much faster than our spoken language. A simple, compassionately delivered "Whatever" can still that inner turmoil, allow deep breathing to return, help each partner to regain balance and perspective, and reconnect to each other in a more profound and constructive way, through touch, music, art, dance, and lovemaking. Try it! Although many define the term as negative, harsh, cowardly, or maddening, it doesn't have to be! It's not that way in Thailand. Look at it from a different angle.
Valerie: Todd, when I'm calmly trying to tell you for the umpteenth time what my basic needs are, why must you always turn the conversation around, change the subject, and start blaming me for something I'm not even talking about? Why is it always about you and your needs?

Todd: About my needs!? Oh! Like when you had to stay in bed all morning and too damn lazy to move, you started yelling at me at the top of your lungs when I was in the kitchen, screaming at me to take the trash cans out to the curb? Who is the bad guy here!! Huh? Can you ever take responsibility for your shit?!!

(heated exchange back and forth going nowhere)

Valerie: Whatever...
Valerie: (Wordless now, she reaches out to touch and hold Todd's hand, then embraces him, gets up and turns some soft music on, lights a candle, smiles at Todd, lights some incense. Todd starts to relax and they both shrug and start laughing and then...)
by kamakinky March 12, 2010
aka Whateva or wateva. Used often like a full stop/period at the end of a sentence. Often used to change subject, express annoyance or dismiss an arguement or person.
"3AM round the corner wearin' my leather, some dude comes up, he's like, 'hey, punk!', I'm like 'yeah, whatever!'"
by gaselite June 18, 2003
"i don't give a shit", and "fuck you", especially when sent as a txt message

or

"that's bull"
jimmy to carol via txt: "hey did you hear a.b the gig my band is playing this friday?"
carol: "whatever"
by alphap6k May 11, 2009
definition consistent with whatever but with the addition of the 's', making the plural version (whatevers), gives more emphasis to the meaning. whatevers is used as an adjective to describe the insignificance of something or it can be used to express a more passive form of disgust or loathing for something.
"dude, that gay biker gang that just left took the last of our beer."
"fuck. that shit is so whatevers, man."

"wesley, why are you still wearing nail polish? halloween ended three weeks ago."
"whatevers, dude. whatevers."
by karmacreep November 13, 2006
Whatever: a word used in instances where the user has no logical or superior response to a stimulus they do not like. Often used by bitches. for further description look under Bitch, Retard, Wimp, or Spoiled-Rotten
Matt: Grow up! You don't have a drivers license, car, job, clue, or goal in life and you're still use everyone around you and treat them like shit! YOU'RE A BITCH!
Katie: Whatever
by K8ECoughlinizAbitch April 07, 2009
Really means- i hope you fall off a bridge, get run over by a boat and then get eaten by a shark.
'i wasn't thinking when i said that'

'whatever'
by theGirlNextToYou November 30, 2011
whenever used in a conversation, a girl really means this:
I hope you get shot, fall off a bridge, get raped by a shark, then eaten by the shark.
Boyfriend: Hey I know its your birthday, but Ricky really wants me to go fishing. Can I go babe?
Girlfriend: Whatever...
by HOWDYBiLLY February 23, 2011
commonly used when someone is very pissed off at someone else, and doesn't wanna say anything and the other person automatically says are you mad at me?
(texting)
Me: I'm in a bad mood. nothing makes sense right now.
Person 1: Boo hoo! the world revolves around you.
me: whatever. I have to go. take a shower or do anything else.
Person 1: are you mad at me?
me: *silence*
Person 1: I'm sorry I didn't mean it!
by Rea=P December 01, 2008

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