fuck you


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fuck you

  1. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see fuck,‎ you.
  2. (idiomatic, offensive, markedly vulgar) Expression to show discontent with the other party, or to show contempt.
    • 1936, Violations of free speech and assembly and interference with rights of labor: hearings before a subcommittee, Seventy-fourth Congress[1], page 21061:
      And this was the time he heard Goldman say to Bennett, "Fuck you, you little bastard, we will get you later."
    • 1951, J. D. Salinger, chapter 25, in The Catcher in the Rye, Little, Brown and Company, OCLC 287628:
      If you had a million years to do it in, you couldn't rub out even half the "Fuck you" signs in the world. It's impossible.
    So you're not gonna help me?! Well, fuck you!
    What made you decide to mistreat him? Fuck you, that's what...
  3. (idiomatic, dismissive, offensive, markedly vulgar) Go away! Go to hell!
    Fuck you—I’m not giving you any!
    You’ve done enough to ruin our outing, so fuck you!


fuck you (plural fuck yous)

  1. (vulgar) An insulting and humiliating action against somebody.
    Humiliating your kid on national television for a short-term profit is one of the biggest fuck yous that a parent can ever give to their own child.
    Synonym: go fuck yourself

Derived terms



  • Chinese: 法克魷法克鱿 (fǎkèyóu, “fuck you”)


See also