excuse you

excuse you

A sarcastic, indignant exclamation made in response someone else's rude behavior or words. Based on "excuse me," the standard phrase of apology for one's own rude behavior or words. In speech, extra emphasis is placed on "you." A: "BEEEELCH!" B: "Well, excuse you!" A: "Oh yeah? Well at least my marriage isn't falling apart!" B: "Wow, excuse you. This conversation is over."
See also: excuse
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