Shitty vs Shitey - What's the difference?

shitty | shitey |

As adjectives the difference between shitty and shitey

is that shitty is (vulgar|colloquial) very bad; unpleasant; miserable; insignificant while shitey is (british|vulgar|slang) shitty, worthless.




  • (vulgar, colloquial) Very bad; unpleasant; miserable; insignificant.
  • The television I bought there was so shitty that I will never shop there again.
    I'm feeling shitty today; I don't want to go out.
  • * 1988 November, Byron Coley, Underground'', '' , page 101,
  • It's a well-known fact that reading is about the shittiest thing you can do for your eyes.
  • * 2006 , , Nirvana: The True Story , 2009, unnumbered page,
  • The difference is they usually have a shittier singer, and no originality.
  • * 2011 , Rik Leaf, Four Homeless Millionaires , page 134,
  • Halfway there we turned off the highway onto possibly the shittiest gravel road I have ever driven. In Canada, we would call it washboard; in Australia they call it corrugated, but you get the point.
  • (US, vulgar, slang, not comparable) Under the influence of illicit drugs or alcohol; drunk; high.
  • (British, Australia, NZ, vulgar, slang) Annoyed.
  • Don't get shitty at me!
  • (vulgar) Covered in crap (faeces/feces).
  • Synonyms

    * crappy * poopy






  • (British, vulgar, slang) Shitty, worthless.
  • * 2001 , Laura Hird, Born Free
  • That's if the combined smell of minging socks, shitey trainers and a thousand farts clinging to the wallpaper doesn't put them off coming in here.
  • * 2008 , John Richmond, The Birds Call Me Seb
  • You know one of those wee shitey dogs that just yaps and yaps.