Definition of pee in English:


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Pronunciation: /piː

verb (pees, peeing, peed)

[no object]
  • 1Urinate: the puppy was peeing on the carpet
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    • We wonder why the dogs always drink out of our toilets, but look at it from their point of view - why do humans keep peeing into their water bowls?
    • I drank massive amounts of water and peed very little.
    • You teach your kitten to fetch, and two days later he's chewing your slippers to bits and peeing on the carpet, one leg in the air.
  • 1.1 [with object] (pee oneself/one's pants) Urinate involuntarily (often used to suggest loss of self-control through fear or hilarity): Mom just about peed herself laughing
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    • My previous dog would practically pee herself with fear if I said ‘No!’
    • I just about peed myself, I was laughing so hard.
    • I laughed until I almost peed my pants at Fred Mitchell's weekly column today.


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  • 1An act of urinating: she was bursting for a pee
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    • When I got home, I messed about for a bit and went to take a pee.
    • Even if you walked into the men's room to take a pee.
    • Little boys occasionally take a pee when they can't contain themselves.
  • 1.1 [mass noun] Urine.
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    • I've had to steam clean the walls because they were brown with smoke and the place absolutely stank of pee.
    • Sheba's young man is never more than a peripheral figure in Barbara's account, a crude and insensitive boy ‘with lank hair the colour of pee.’
    • Consequently you end up with a load of unwanted, unnecessary tat like a novelty stand for your mobile phone, an after-shave that smells like cat pee, or a six-pack of socks in fluorescent, lime green.


peed off

Annoyed; irritated.
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  • She looked really rather peed off but it made for a nugget of great telly.
  • I have rambled about the paltry, small stuff that is my life today and I still can't work out whether to be totally peed off, or nauseatingly Pollyanna about it all.
  • I was a little peed off with them, to be truthful.


late 18th century: euphemistic use of the initial letter of piss.

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