Shife vs Shite - What's the difference?

shife | shite |

As adjectives the difference between shife and shite

is that shife is (african american vernacular english) aggressive looking, tough while shite is (british|irish|vulgar) bad, awful, shit.

As a noun shite is

(british|irish|vulgar) shit, trash, rubbish.

As an interjection shite is


As a verb shite is

(uk|vulgar|chiefly|scotland|ireland) to defecate.




(en adjective)
  • (African American Vernacular English) aggressive looking, tough.
  • * 1991 , "Bust Down", Nasty Bitch (rap song)
  • And he knew he was shife , he knew he was hype.
  • * 1996 , "UGK" (Chad Butler and Bernard Freeman), Diamonds and Wood (rap song)
  • These jealous niggas looking at me and my car so shife .
  • * 2004 , "Trae" (Frazier Thompson III), Let Me Live (rap song)
  • Let me live my life, y'all know y'all ain't right. / Niggas be so shife , can I do one thang.



    (wikipedia shite)

    Etymology 1

    From the (etyl) . More at shit.


    (en noun)
  • (British, Irish, vulgar) Shit, trash, rubbish.
  • (British, Irish, pejorative) A foolish or deceitful person.
  • He's a useless shite .
    Derived terms
    * talk shite


    (en adjective)
  • (British, Irish, vulgar) Bad, awful, shit.
  • The film was shite .


    (en interjection)
  • (UK, Irish, vulgar)
  • Shite , I left my wallet at home.

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) schiten, from (etyl) .


  • (UK, vulgar, chiefly, Scotland, Ireland) To defecate.
  • * 2004 , Robert Morgan, Brave enemies (page 38)
  • still softened my heart to see a man hurt so badly he sobbed and shited on himself.
  • * 2007 , Talonie Starr, Growth Manifesto (page 173)
  • He would probably have a head full of locks. Who has time to be pretty when people are hurting? Crying. Shiting on themselves trying to beat heroin.