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shit

Syllabification: shit
Pronunciation: /SHit
 
/
vulgar slang

Definition of shit in English:

noun

1.1An act of defecating.
2A contemptible or worthless person.
3Something worthless; garbage; nonsense: this book is shit
3.1Unpleasant experiences or treatment: I went through a lot of shit last year
4Things or stuff, especially personal belongings: he left his shit at my apartment
4.1Events or circumstances: some crazy shit happened last night
5Any psychoactive drug, especially marijuana.

verb (shits, shitting; past and past participle shitted or shit or shat /SHat/)

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1 [no object] Expel feces from the body.
1.1 (shit oneself) Soil one’s clothes as a result of expelling feces accidentally.
1.2 (shit oneself) Be very frightened.
2 [with object] Tease or try to deceive (someone): I shit you not

exclamation

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Origin

Old English scitte 'diarrhea', of Germanic origin; related to Dutch schijten, German scheissen (verb). The term was originally neutral and used without vulgar connotation.

Phrases

be the shit

1

beat the shit out of

2
see beat.

be shitting bricks

3
Be extremely nervous or frightened.

eat shit

4
An exclamation expressing anger or contempt for, or rejection of, someone.

get one's shit together

5
Organize oneself so as to be able to deal with or achieve something.

in deep shit (or in the shit)

6

lose one's shit

7
US Lose one’s composure.

no shit

8
Used to seek confirmation of the truth of a statement or to confirm the truth of a statement.

not give a shit

9
Not care at all.

not know shit

10
Not know anything.

not worth a shit

11

shit for brains

12
chiefly North American A stupid person.

shit on someone

13
Show contempt or disregard for someone.

be up shit (or shit's) creek (without a paddle)

14

when the shit hits the fan

15
When the disastrous consequences of something become public.

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