Shit meaning

shĭt
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.

interjection
31
10
Shit means having a bowel movement.

An example of to shit is going "number two."

verb
19
8
To defecate.
verb
19
9
To tease or try to deceive.
verb
18
10
Excrement.
noun
16
10
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Things; items.
noun
7
2
(informal) Used variously to express surprise, anger, disgust, strong disagreement, etc.
interjection
6
0
Diarrhea. Used with the.
noun
6
1
A narcotic or intoxicant, such as marijuana or heroin.
noun
5
0
A small or worthless amount.

He doesn't know shit.

noun
5
1
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The act or an instance of defecating.
noun
4
0
Trouble or difficulty.
noun
4
0
Shit is the waste from a bowel movement.

An example of shit is what's in a baby's poop-filled diaper.

noun
4
1
Foolish, deceitful, or boastful language.
noun
4
2
(slang) To tease or try to fool.
verb
3
0
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Insolent talk or behavior.
noun
2
1
Used to express surprise, anger, or extreme displeasure.
interjection
2
1
To discharge excrement; defecate.
verb
2
1
To discharge (excrement)
verb
2
1
To soil by defecation.

To shit one's pants.

verb
2
1
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To defecate in (one's clothes or bed).
verb
0
2
get (one's) shit together
  • To get organized; put one's affairs or possessions in order.
idiom
1
0
give a shit
  • To care the least bit.
idiom
2
0
no shit
  • Used to express disbelief.
  • Used to express contemptuous acknowledgment of the obvious.
idiom
2
0
shit bricks
  • To become extremely worried or frightened.
idiom
2
0
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up shit creek (without a paddle)
  • In dire circumstances with no hope of help.
idiom
1
0
when the shit hits the fan
  • When the situation goes awry; when trouble starts.
idiom
1
0
beat the shit out of
  • to give a severe beating to
idiom
2
0
eat shit
  • to be humble or undergo humiliation
idiom
1
0
get (or have) one's shit together
  • to become (or be) organized; put (or have) one's affairs in order
idiom
0
0
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give a shit
  • to be concerned or interested; care
    I just don't give a shit!.
idiom
2
0
no shit!
  • I can hardly believe it!
idiom
1
0
not worth a shit
  • useless, valueless, etc.
idiom
2
0
shit on
  • to behave contemptuously or disparagingly toward
idiom
2
0
take a shit
  • to defecate
idiom
2
0
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tough shit!
  • too bad!
idiom
2
0
when the shit hits the fan
  • at the time that a crisis point is reached or disaster takes place
idiom
1
0

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

get (one's) shit together
give a shit
no shit
shit bricks
up shit creek (without a paddle)
when the shit hits the fan
beat the shit out of
eat shit
get (<i>or</i> have) one's shit together
give a shit
no shit!
not worth a shit
shit on
take a shit
tough shit!
when the shit hits the fan

Origin of shit

  • Middle English shitten probably from Old English -sciten (as in besciten covered with excrement) past participle of *scītan to defecate skei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition