pee

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Origin of pee

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Middle English pe (< Old French) < Latin < Greek peî pi1

pee

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[pee]Slang: Sometimes Vulgar.
verb (used without object), peed, pee·ing.
  1. to urinate.
noun
  1. urine.
  2. the act of urinating.

Origin of pee

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First recorded in 1875–80; euphemism for piss, using initial letter
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pee, tinkle, micturate, peepee

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British Dictionary definitions for pee

pee

verb pees, peeing or peed
  1. (intr) to urinate
noun
  1. urine
  2. the act of urinating

Word Origin for pee

C18: a euphemism for piss, based on the initial letter
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Word Origin and History for pee
v.

1788, "to spray with urine," euphemistic abbreviation of piss. Meaning "to urinate" is from 1879. Related: Peed; peeing. Noun meaning "act of urination" is attested from 1902; as "urine" from 1961. Reduplicated form pee-pee is attested from 1923.

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