Conjunctive phrase describing the mania around the release of Gretta Gerwig's Barbie adaptation and Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer, which both release on July 21st, 2023. Due to both films being long expected, many people plan to see both films back to back, spawning jokes related to how opposite the topic and tone of both films are.
"Hey bro, are you going to cosplay for the Barbenheimer premiere this weekend?"
"You bet I am: I have my suit pressed and my girlfriend's pink high-heels ready to go."
by ragonkmasterp1 June 10, 2023
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When you ram a Barbie (or Ken no judgement here) doll so far up your anus the resultant damage is apocalyptic.
I rammed a barbie doll up my anus so hard I've given myself a barbenheimer.
by johnlikesbread August 2, 2023
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A. Phrase surrounding the weekend of July 21, 2023 when both the “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” movies premiered together. B. Can also be used when two events of epic proportions, yet opposite in aesthetics, coincide with each other
A. My boyfriend and I had a Barbenheimer date this weekend
B. The trump indictment pages and the Lizzo Lawsuit being dropped on the same day is so Barbenheimer (idea from @pearlmania500 on tiktok)
by Ik8552 August 4, 2023
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commonly used for movies “Barbie” and “Oppenhiemer” releasing on the same day (21st July 2023) its a type of duo name for people trying to refer to both movies without having to type both names out
“barbenheimer is gonna be so lit
by meowrin July 22, 2023
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The act of watching Oppenheimer right after the Barbie movie, or vice versa.
Person 1: "man last night was crazy!"
Person 2: "what happened?"
Person 1: "I pulled a Barbenheimer binge!"
by Afrix August 3, 2023
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