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A person that simply cannot be happy for another person's success. So rather than be happy they make a point of exposing a flaw in that person.

Hating, the result of being a hater, is not exactly jealousy. The hater doesnt really want to be the person he or she hates, rather the hater wants to knock somelse down a notch.
Susan: You know, Kevin from accounting is doing very well. He just bought a house in a very nice part of town.

Jane (hater): If he is doing so well why does he drive that '89 Taurus?
by dion February 04, 2005
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A term used to deflect criticism and erect a mental dissonance that allows one to ignore further criticism in continued delusion of one's own competence, skill or talent.
In addressing someone's inability to sing in tune.

Person 1: You're not good a good singer.
Person 2: Nah, I want to believe that I'm good. Therefore, you're just a jealous hater and you're opinion is worthless.
by Horatio Watson December 30, 2011
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A label that some people apply to anyone who disagrees with them on any subject. Such name calling is designed to discourage critical and independent thinking, and prevent full inspection of bogus ideas and beliefs. Use of the term hater is rampant on the internet.
The commenter that just wouldn't accept my presentation of the cold hard fact that the US government was behind the attacks on the World Trade Center towers was just a hater.
by Melinda Mackenzie October 18, 2013
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most of the people in this site
Most of yall are haters
by ac February 13, 2004
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It was once a word used to describe those who hate others for irrational reasons, for the sake of hate itself.

Today, the word is mainly used by those who are hated on, even though they may be hated for perfectly rational reasons.

So we have controversial figures like Kei$ha disparaging such "haters" because they point out her obvious musical, physical and metaphysical short comings, all of which are very much a matter of scientific fact. These people are no more "haters" than they are "people with perfectly valid opinions".
A: y all these haters be hatin????
B: It's probably because you are a disgrace to human beings the world over.
by puadxe November 03, 2010
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A word that is overused, or a label given to you when your being truthful and reasonable about something, and people don't want to accept the fact your right.
ME- Bow Wow is a fake thug, who has a ghostwriter.
Dumbass- Nah ah, your just a hater.
ME- No its the truth JD wrote for him, and hes no thug, he never lived in the hood.
by Dominican_Hustle August 24, 2008
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A HATER is specific type of jealousy person.

Jealousy is an emotion that must people don’t openly admit to unless it’s in reference to a romantic relationship; one that a lover is in or wants to be in.

A hater’s form of jealousy is an immediate emotional trigger to an otherwise concealed insecurity... the person who cause this trigger is the object of the haters hate.

The emotional complexity that this type of jealousy causes is due to fact that the trigger hasn’t usually done anything other than shown up.

Or in the ironic case of 6M Africans who where transported via the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade by white colonizer who capitalize on the strengths of their triggers... lol. SLAVE-HOLDERS JEALOUSY was systemically translated into an institutionalized mechanism that whites still use to subjugate an block Africans natural beauty and abilities. Slave-Holders and their descendants still propagate a negative narrative about the traits they said they hated and felt were ugly & stupid but deep down wanted all along.
If African Americans realize that the cause of the racism they experience was institutionalized Hater jealousy they would gain a better grip on how to eliminate it from their lives.
by Coolcandle August 25, 2019
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