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A set rhetorical form of great antiquity in which the speaker or writer deplores the unusual and previously unheard-of deficiencies of the present young in morals, manners, taste, dress, intellectual achievement, awareness, energy, self-discipline, appearance, etc. etc. etc. Often applied ironically. Sometimes expanded to 'people these days'.
'I see where Will has another "kids these days" column out. He never seems to tire of telling us how we're going to the dogs.'
by anarcissie October 29, 2011
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to disapprove of somethin, when someone does somethin retarted or dumb
god! whats with kids these days?
by geoff March 09, 2003
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Phrase uttered by parents and some teenagers who grew up in the late 80s-early 90s when a Spoiled Brat starts to do what he or she does best.
Spoiled Brat- I don't wanna go home! I want to go to Burger King! *proceeds to throw a huge tantrum*
Brat's Mom- Now, sweetie, you know we can't go to Burger King; we're on a budget....
Spoiled Brat- SHUT UP!!!!!!!! I WANT BURGER KING!!!!! *continues to whine and cry and kicks down a display* GIMME BURGER KING!!!!!!
Me- Kids these days....what little brats.
by Shawn B. May 31, 2003
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A phrase defining the kids nowadays. It's a way far from youths before. So it's preferring the teenagers today thats acting bustard and douchebags.
Guy1: Dude, look at them! They're so wtf! They're screaming like a flip.
Guy2: Yea dude. I know. Well, kids these days.
by Freakingsandee November 10, 2010
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