[ pis ]
/ pɪs /
verb (used without object), pissed, piss·ing.
CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!
How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
Idioms for piss
- to anger.
- to go away; leave (often used imperatively).
piss away, Slang. to squander; fritter away:
piss off, Slang.
take a piss, to urinate.
Origin of piss
1250–1300; Middle English pissen < Old French pissier < Vulgar Latin *pisiāre (imitative)
Words nearby piss
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British Dictionary definitions for piss away
/ (pɪs) slang /
(intr) to urinate
(tr) to discharge as or in one's urineto piss blood
an act of urinating
on the piss drinking alcohol, esp in large quantities
piece of piss something easily obtained of achieved
take the piss to tease or make fun of someone or something
piss all over to be far superior toa version that pisses all over the original
Word Origin for piss
C13: from Old French pisser, probably of imitative origin
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Idioms and Phrases with piss away
Squander, waste, as in They've pissed away a fortune on those horses. This term uses piss in the sense of “discharge something as though it were urine.” [Vulgar slang; first half of 1900s]
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