Definitions for shitʃɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

shit*ʃɪt(n.; v.; interj.)shit or shat, shit•ting

  1. (n.)excrement; feces.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  2. an act of defecating; evacuation.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  3. the shits, diarrhea.

    Category: Status (usage)

  4. lies, exaggeration, or nonsense.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  5. something inferior or worthless.

    Category: Status (usage)

  6. anything at all; the least thing (usu. used in the negative):

    He doesn't know shit.

    Category: Status (usage)

  7. a mean, contemptible person.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  8. narcotic drugs, esp. heroin or marijuana.

    Category: Status (usage)

  9. possessions; stuff.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  10. (v.i.)to defecate.

    Category: Status (usage)

  11. (v.t.)to exaggerate or lie to.

    Category: Status (usage)

  12. (interj.)(used to express disgust, disappointment, or the like.)

    Category: Status (usage)

Idioms for shit:

  1. get one's shit together,to get organized; pull oneself together.

    Category: Idiom

* Vulgar Slang..

Origin of shit:

bef. 1000; (v.) var. (with short i from ptp. or n.) of earlier shite, ME shiten, OE -scītan; cf. MLG, MD schiten (D schijten), OHG skīzan (G scheissen); (n.) re-formation from the v., or continuation of OE scite (in place names)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crap, dirt, shit, shite, poop, turd(noun)

    obscene terms for feces

  2. bullshit, bull, Irish bull, horseshit, shit, crap, dogshit(noun)

    obscene words for unacceptable behavior

    "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"; "what he said was mostly bull"

  3. jack, doodly-squat, diddly-squat, diddlysquat, diddly-shit, diddlyshit, diddly, diddley, squat, shit(noun)

    a small worthless amount

    "you don't know jack"

  4. shit, dump(noun)

    a coarse term for defecation

    "he took a shit"

  5. asshole, bastard, cocksucker, dickhead, shit, mother fucker, motherfucker, prick, whoreson, son of a bitch, SOB(noun)

    insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous

  6. damn, darn, hoot, red cent, shit, shucks, tinker's damn, tinker's dam(verb)

    something of little value

    "his promise is not worth a damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks"

  7. denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat, grass, shit, shop, snitch, stag(verb)

    give away information about somebody

    "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"

  8. stool, defecate, shit, take a shit, take a crap, ca-ca, crap, make(verb)

    have a bowel movement

    "The dog had made in the flower beds"


  1. Shit

    Shit is an English word that is usually considered vulgar and profane in Modern English. As a noun it refers to fecal matter and as a verb it means to defecate or defecate in; in the plural it means diarrhea. Shite is also a common variant in British English and Irish English. As a slang term, it has many meanings, including: nonsense, foolishness, something of little value or quality, trivial and usually boastful or inaccurate talk, or a contemptible person. It may also be used as an expression of annoyance, surprise, or anger, and has other usages as well.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shit' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1102

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shit' in Nouns Frequency: #1936

Anagrams of shit

  1. Hist

  2. This

  3. Tish

Translations for shit

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


an impolite or offensive word for the solid waste material that is passed out of the body.

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