shit


shit
shit1 [ʃıt] interjection not polite
used to express anger, annoyance, fear, or disappointment
= ↑damn
Shit! I've left my purse at home.
shit 2
shit2 S2 n spoken not polite
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1¦(body waste)¦
2¦(something bad)¦
3¦(stupid/untrue talk)¦
4 not give a shit (what/whether/about etc)
5 have/get the shits
6 take/put up with shit (from somebody)
7¦(person)¦
8 feel/look like shit
9 treat somebody like shit
10¦(somebody's possessions)¦
11 shit happens
12 ... and shit
13 no shit
14 in deep shit
15 beat/kick etc the shit out of somebody
16 give somebody shit
17 the shit hits the fan
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[: Old English; Origin: scite]
1.) ¦(BODY WASTE)¦
a) [U]
solid waste that comes out of your body from your ↑bowels
a car covered in bird shit
b) [singular]
an act of getting rid of solid waste from your ↑bowels
take a shit also have a shit
BrE
2.) ¦(SOMETHING BAD)¦[U]
something that you think is bad or of very bad quality, or a bad situation
I'm not eating that shit!
piece/pile/load etc of shit
3.) ¦(STUPID/UNTRUE TALK)¦[U]
something that someone says that you think is stupid or untrue
You expect me to believe that shit?
You're full of shit (=the things you say are stupid or untrue) .
4.) not give a shit (what/whether/about etc)
to not care at all about something or someone
= not give a damn
I don't give a shit what you think!
5.) have/get the shits
to have or get ↑diarrhoea (=an illness in which solid waste comes out of your body in a much more liquid form than usual)
6.) take/put up with shit (from sb)
to allow someone to behave badly or treat you badly
7.) ¦(PERSON)¦
someone who is very unpleasant and treats other people badly
8.) feel/look like shit
to feel or look very ill, or to not look as neat and clean as you should
9.) treat sb like shit
to treat someone very badly
10.)¦(SOMEBODY'S POSSESSIONS)¦
AmE [U]
someone's possessions, especially the things they have with them
Get your shit together then come on over.
11.) shit happens
used to say that sometimes bad things happen, and people cannot always prevent them from happening
12.) ... and shit
used to say that there are more details that you could mention, but it should be clear to someone else what you mean
You said you had maps and shit.
13.) no shitAmE
a) used to express surprise or to check whether what someone has just said is true
'I can get you one for $50.' 'No shit?'
b) used to emphasize that what you are saying is true, or to agree that what someone else says is true
They had like, no shit, 40 different kinds of beer.
14.) in deep shit also in the shit BrE
in a lot of trouble
= ↑in big trouble
15.) beat/kick etc the shit out of sb
to beat, kick etc someone so violently that they are badly injured
16.) give sb shit
to insult someone or criticize them
17.) the shit hits the fan
used to say that there will be a lot of trouble when someone finds out about something
be hot shit athot1 (4), tough shit! attough1 (8)
shit 3
shit3 v past tense and past participle shit or shat [ʃæt] present participle shitting
spoken not polite
1.) shit yourself
BrE shit (in) your pants
AmE to feel very worried or frightened
2.)
to pass solid waste out of your body from your ↑bowels
3.) [T] [i]AmE
to tell someone something that is untrue
Are you shitting me?
4.)
to treat someone very badly
shit on
This will teach you not to shit on me.
shit 4
shit4 [i]adj BrE spoken not polite
very bad
a really shit job
shit at
I'm shit at tennis.
up shit creek atcreek

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.