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A colloquial saying. It means that people who don't like you will always find a reason to dislike you, no matter how stupid that reason may be.
"Dad, Jane says she doesn't like me because I write my math problems in pen!"

"Don't let it get you down son. Haters gonna hate."
by Unholyhair January 28, 2012
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Intelligence agency term for "psychological operation". A government or corporate-sponsored operation, usually taking the form of a "terrorist attack" or "crazed gunman on a spree", with the intent of panicking the public into demanding more police and laws inhibiting freedom. Psyops are usually carried out by drugging a civilian or group of civilians with aggression-promoting drugs, psyching them up, arming them, and sending them out to commit mayhem. Government-sponsored terrorism. See also blackshirts, conspiracy
Person A: Man, that nutcase Martin Bryant guy shot 35 people in Tasmania!

Person B: No, he wasn't a nutcase, that was just a psyop so the government could have an excuse to ban guns.
by Mystikan April 11, 2006
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A phrase used to acknowledge individual superiority in the face of negative external accusations. Can be repeated twice for emphasis. Often accompanied by a strutting walk away from offending party.
Robert: "Lisa called you a whore."

James: "Haters gonna hate, man. Haters gonna hate."
by oshep October 15, 2010
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A phrase that represents ones complete and total disregard of another's negative comment towards the original person.
*Guy 1 is walking down the street and passes Guy 2*

Guy 2: Why are you so ugly?

Guy 1: Haters Gonna Hate. *Keeps on walking*

Dude 1: Hey Fatty!

Dude 2: Haters Gonna Hate
by WhyDoesUKGottaHateOnTheUS? August 19, 2010
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Dissenters will inevitably abhor
Ghetto Person #1: "You're a whore!"

(Said to Ghetto Person #2)

Ghetto Person #2: "Haters gonna hate..."

Normal Person: (over hearing this exchange) "What does "Haters gonna hate mean?""

Ebonics Translator: "I believe the presumed whore meant to say, dissenters will inevitably abhor or put simpler, hateful people will be hateful."
by emf82 April 21, 2011
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Stated by Dave Chappelle portraying R. Kelley in the music video "Piss on you"
Haters gonna hate, lovers gonna love. I don't even want none of the above. I want to piss on you.
by GeeMonee March 02, 2012
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Usually used as a comeback at a person who expresses an opinion that the user of the phrase disagrees with and/or feel personally offended by, often for completely irrational reasons.

If it used in real life, it is often accompanied by that person strutting away as if they had just destroyed you with witty and rational arguments.

This phrase is rarely used by anybody above the age of 15 and with an IQ above 95.
Example 1:
Moron: The new Eminem album is soooo awesome.
Normal Person: I disagree...his older albums were way better.
Moron: Pffft...HATERS GONNA HATE!

Example 2:
Moron: My new shoes look awesome, don't you think?
Normal person: Meh...they're not really my taste.
Moron: Ah, whateva. Haters gonna hate (walks away as if she/he just said something extremely clever and original)
by kabu3000 December 14, 2011
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