says you

says you

That's only your opinion (and you're wrong)! Used to express disagreement with or defiance against some general statement someone has just said. A: "There's no way we'll be able to sell all of these chocolate bars." B: "Says you! I'm already about halfway through my stock." A: "No one is going to want to buy something like that." B: "Says you—I think it looks pretty interesting!"
See also: say

Says you!

Inf. That's just what you say!; You don't know what you are talking about! Fred: You are fat and ugly. Tom: Says you! Mary: People who go around correcting other people were found to be very annoying in a recent survey. Bill: Says you!
See also: Say

Says you!

exclam. That’s just what you say!; You don’t know what you are talking about! FRED: You are fat and ugly. TOM: Says you! MARY: People who go around correcting other people were found to be very annoying in a recent survey. BILL: Says you!
See also: Say
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