Shite vs Snite - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between shite and snite
is that shite
is (british|irish|vulgar) shit, trash, rubbish while snite
is (obsolete|or|scotland) a snipe.
As verbs the difference between shite and snite
is that shite
is (uk|vulgar|chiefly|scotland|ireland) to defecate while snite
is (obsolete|or|scotland|transitive) to blow (one's nose).
As an adjective shite
is (british|irish|vulgar) bad, awful, shit.
As an interjection shite
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From the (etyl) . More at shit.
(British, Irish, vulgar) Shit, trash, rubbish.
(British, Irish, pejorative) A foolish or deceitful person.
- He's a useless shite .
* talk shite
(British, Irish, vulgar) Bad, awful, shit.
- The film was shite .
(UK, Irish, vulgar)
- Shite , I left my wallet at home.
From (etyl) schiten, from (etyl) .
(UK, vulgar, chiefly, Scotland, Ireland) To defecate.
* 2004 , Robert Morgan, Brave enemies (page 38)
* 2007 , Talonie Starr, Growth Manifesto (page 173)
- ...it still softened my heart to see a man hurt so badly he sobbed and shited on himself.
- 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.
(obsolete, or, Scotland) A snipe.
From (etyl) snitan. Cognate with (etyl) . Related to snout and (snot).
(obsolete, or, Scotland, transitive) To blow (one's nose).
(obsolete, or, Scotland, transitive) To snuff (a candle).
* Thomson, J. - Etymons of English words -