first world problem

noun
variants: or

first–world problem

or less commonly

First World problem

or

First–World problem

Definition of first world problem

  1. :  a usually minor or trivial problem or annoyance experienced by people in relatively affluent or privileged circumstances especially as contrasted with problems of greater social significance facing people in poor and underdeveloped parts of the world In terms of first world problems, the biggest one is probably a cracked phone screen. — Ben Sin

First Known Use of first world problem

1979


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