- Shit is defined as a way to express anger, surprise or disappointment.
An example of shit is what someone would say after dropping something heavy on their foot.
- Shit is the waste from a bowel movement.
An example of shit is what's in a baby's poop-filled diaper.
- Shit means having a bowel movement.
An example of to shit is going "number two."
Origin of shitearlier shite from Old English sc?tan, akin to Dutch schijten (MLowG sch?ten), German scheissen (OHG sk?zan) from Germanic an unverified form sk?t-, an unverified form skit-
- to discharge (excrement)
- to soil by defecation: to shit one's pants
- Slang to tease or try to fool
- excrement; feces
- Slang the act of discharging excrement
- anyone or anything thought of as being bad, disgusting, foolish, worthless, etc.
- the smallest or least thing, amount, etc.: usually in negative constructions: they didn't do shit to help us; the wrecked auto isn't worth shit
- nonsense; foolishness
- things in general; stuff
- an intoxicant or narcotic, esp. marijuana or heroin
beat the shit out of
get (or have) one's shit together
give a shit
not worth a shit
take a shit
when the shit hits the fan
verbshit, also shat shit·ting, shits
- To defecate in (one's clothes or bed).
- To tease or try to deceive.
- The act or an instance of defecating.
- shits Diarrhea. Used with the.
- a. Something considered disgusting, of poor quality, foolish, or otherwise totally unacceptable.b. A mean or contemptible person.
- A narcotic or intoxicant, such as marijuana or heroin.
- Things; items.
- Foolish, deceitful, or boastful language.
- Insolent talk or behavior.
- Trouble or difficulty.
- A small or worthless amount: He doesn't know shit.
- Used for intensive effect in idioms such as scare the shit out of (someone) for scare (someone) very much.
Origin of shitMiddle English shitten probably from Old English -sciten ( as in besciten covered with excrement ) past participle of *scītan to defecate ; see skei- in Indo-European roots.