Meaning of “so what?” in the English Dictionary

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"so what?" in British English

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so what?

informal

used to mean "it's not important" and "I don't care":

So what if I'm 35 and I'm not married - I lead a perfectly fulfilling life!
"Andrew won't like it, you know." "So what? - I don't care what Andrew thinks!"

(Definition of “so what?” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"so what" in American English

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so what

infml it is of no importance:

"We are not supposed to be here." "So what?"

(Definition of “so what” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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