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verb (adverb) slang
(tr; often passive) to annoy, irritate, or disappoint
(intr) mainly British to go away; depart, often used to dismiss a person
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Words nearby piss off
pissed, pissed off, pisser, pisshead, pissing contest, piss off, pissoir, piss-poor, pisspot, piss-take, piss-up
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Other Idioms and Phrases with piss off
Make very angry, as in That letter pissed me off, or She was pissed off because no one had called her. [Vulgar slang; 1940s]
Go away, as in Piss off and stop bothering me. [Vulgar slang; mid-1900s]
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