From (etyl) . Compare shite.
(uncountable, colloquial, vulgar) Solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels; feces.
* 2011 , "Cholera and the super-loo", The Economist , 30 Jul 2011:
(countable, colloquial, vulgar, in the plural, definite) (the shits ) diarrhea.
- The practice in most African and some Asian cities is for private lorries to suck up human waste and dump it in rivers. [...] In tackling the shit problem, economics could well be a clincher.
(countable, colloquial, vulgar) An instance of defecation.
- He had the shits for three days.
(uncountable, vulgar, colloquial) Rubbish; worthless matter.
- Can't a guy take a shit in peace?
(uncountable, vulgar, colloquial) Stuff, things.
- Throw that shit out!
(uncountable, colloquial, vulgar, definite) (the shit ) The best of its kind.
- I want your shit out of my garage by tomorrow.
(uncountable, vulgar, colloquial) Nonsense; bullshit.
- These grapes are the shit !
(countable, vulgar, colloquial) A nasty, despicable person, used particularly of men.
- Everything he says is a load of shit .
(uncountable, vulgar, colloquial) (in negations ) Anything.
- Her son has been a real shit to her.
- His opinion is not worth shit . = His opinion is not worth anything.
- We don’t have shit to live on. = We don’t have anything to live on.
(uncountable, vulgar, colloquial) A problem or difficult situation.
- John can't sing for shit . = John can't sing for anything. = John can't sing at all.
- I'm in some serious shit .
(uncountable, vulgar, colloquial) A strong rebuke.
- Some shit went down at the nightclub last night .
(uncountable, vulgar, colloquial) any recreational drug, usually cannabis.
- I gave him shit for being three hours late twice in one week.
* (solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels) crap, dirt, dung, excrement, fecal matter, feces, ordure, poop, shite, scat, stool, turd
* See also , , .
* dipped in shit
* don't shit where you eat
* full of shit
* give a shit
* give someone the shits
* give someone shit
* goat shit
* good shit
* happy as a pig in shit
* have a shit
* jack shit
* like shit
* pack shit
* piece of shit
* pile of shit
* rocking horse shit
* rocking-horse shit
* shit happens
* shit heel
* shit factory
* shit fit
* shit sandwich
* shit soup
* shit stain
* shoot the shit
* take a shit
* the shit
* the shits
* tough shit
(vulgar, colloquial) Of poor quality; worthless.
(vulgar, colloquial) Nasty; despicable.
- What a shit film that was!
- That was a shit thing to do to him.
* shit hot
From (etyl) shiten, from (etyl) ). More at (l).
(intransitive, vulgar, colloquial) To defecate.
(transitive, vulgar, colloquial) To excrete (something) through the anus.
(transitive, vulgar, colloquial) To fool or try to fool someone; to be deceitful.
(transitive, vulgar, colloquial, Australia) To annoy.
- Twelve hundred dollars!? Are you shitting me!?
- That ad shits me to tears.
* (defecate) see also
* (try to fool) shit with
* don't shit where you eat
* shit a brick
* shit oneself
* shit or get off the pot
* shit the bed
* think one's shit doesn't stink
(vulgar) Expression of worry, failure, shock, etc., often at something seen for the first time or remembered immediately before using this term.
- Shit! I think that I forgot to pack my sleeping bag last night!
- Holy shit !
(vulgar) To show displeasure or surprise.
- Oh, shit !
- "Oh, shit . I left my worksheet at home," she said to the language arts teacher, which got her in trouble.
* See also
* holy shit
* shit yeah
loaded with shot
(medicine) Having a shot attached.
- shotted guns
- a shotted suture