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Definition of piss artist in English:


British vulgar slang
1A drunkard.
Example sentences
  • At 9pm on BBC1 Drunk and Dangerous followed young piss artists in Southend, Dover and Folkestone.
  • The inelegant local dialect for gents who imbibe well rather than wisely is ‘piss artists’.
  • The Dig the Dirt News of the World said a guy in a pub who bought large amounts of drink team of undercover reporters had infiltrated a gang of piss artists art thieves and discovered they were also planning to kidnap Victoria Beckham.
1.1A person who wastes time or behaves stupidly.
Example sentences
  • I looked at last night's blog and it didn't read too much like the ramblings of a piss artist.
  • So why is your average diver a pot-bellied, snaggle-toothed piss artist with an aggravated hernia for whom a day without thirty Marlboro and six pints of Stella is the very definition of Hell?
  • War correspondents are ‘terrible piss artists’, according to Jeremy Bowen.
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