Definition of piss in English:


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Pronunciation: /pɪs
vulgar slang


[no object]
pee, wee, piddle, widdle
British informal wee-wee, Jimmy (Riddle), slash, wazz
1.1 [with object] Discharge (something, especially blood) when urinating.
1.2 (piss oneself/one's pants) Urinate involuntarily (often used hyperbolically to indicate hilarity or intense fear).
1.3 (piss down) Rain heavily.


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1.1 [count noun] An act of urinating.


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


be (or go) on the piss

British Be engaged in (or go on) a heavy drinking session.

not have a pot to piss in

North American Be very poor.

a piece of piss

British A very easy thing to do.

piss in the wind

Do something that is ineffective or a waste of time.

take the piss (out of someone/thing)

British Mock someone or something.

Phrasal verbs

piss about/around

British Spend time doing stupid or unimportant things.

piss off

[usually in imperative] Go away.

piss someone off

Annoy someone.
informal peeve, needle, make someone see red, get someone's back up, get someone's goat, get under someone's skin, get up someone's nose, bug, get someone, miff, hack off
British informal wind up, get at, nark, get across, get on someone's wick
North American informal tick off, bum out

piss on/over

Show complete contempt for.

piss something up

Spoil or ruin something.

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