An example of shit is what someone would say after dropping something heavy on their foot.
An example of to shit is going "number two."
He doesn't know shit.
An example of shit is what's in a baby's poop-filled diaper.
To shit one's pants.
- To get organized; put one's affairs or possessions in order.
- To care the least bit.
- Used to express disbelief.
- Used to express contemptuous acknowledgment of the obvious.
- To become extremely worried or frightened.
- In dire circumstances with no hope of help.
- When the situation goes awry; when trouble starts.
- to give a severe beating to
- to be humble or undergo humiliation
- to become (or be) organized; put (or have) one's affairs in order
- to be concerned or interested; careI just don't give a shit!.
- I can hardly believe it!
- useless, valueless, etc.
- to behave contemptuously or disparagingly toward
- to defecate
- too bad!
- at the time that a crisis point is reached or disaster takes place
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
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