Definition of piss in English:


Syllabification: piss
vulgar slang


[no object]
  • 1Urinate.
  • 1.1 [with object] Wet with urine.
  • 1.2 [with object] Discharge (something, especially blood) when urinating.


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  • 1Urine.
  • 1.1 [in singular] An act of urinating.


not have a pot to piss in

North American Be very poor.

piss in the wind

Do something that is ineffective or a waste of time.

take a piss


Phrasal verbs

piss something away

Waste something, especially money or time.

piss off

[usually in imperative] Go away (usually used to angrily dismiss someone).

piss someone off

Annoy someone.

piss on

Show complete contempt for.


Middle English: from Old French pisser, probably of imitative origin.

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