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Petty is when you make a fucking big deal over small shit.
You're petty. All I said was 'I wasn't interested.' Can you plz chill bitch?
by omfggdiana February 18, 2017
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Adj. Something that is expected to have a long lifespan by virtue of having existed for a long time, based on the lindy effect, named for the New York restaurant Lindy's, coined by Albert Goldman and popularized by Nassim Taleb.
cooking with fire is lindy
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1. making things, events, or actions normal people dismiss as trivial or insignificant into excuses to be upset, uncooperative, childish, or stubborn.

2. A person who habitually overreacts.

3. A person who is purposefully childish with the intent of illiciting a reaction (sometimes funny).

4. An immature over reaction in retaliation of an undesired outcome.
1. Susie is upset the teacher didn't call on her after answering three times in a row. She's petty.

2. I really don't feel like going over Xenobia's house today, you know shes mad petty.

3. She told me if I change the game I might have a chance so I turned the channel from Knicks to the PGA tour.

4. "Oooooooh so you want to stay out all night?" *changes locks on front door*
by Ch1ef July 20, 2016
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When someone overreacts over the littlest things
someone gets mad because the microwave door was left open. That's being petty
by Dj Ellis March 21, 2017
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someone who does something in an attempt to hurt another person but really just makes themself look like a fucking idiot
McKinley keeps subtweeting me, she's so damn petty
by Pettygal1234 July 16, 2017
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