[ pis-ee ]
/ ˈpɪs i /

adjective, piss·i·er, piss·i·est. Slang: Vulgar.

soiled with or reeking of urine.
inferior, nasty, or disagreeable.

Origin of pissy

First recorded in 1981–86; piss + -y1
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Word Origin and History for pissy



1926, from piss + -y (2). Figurative use by 1972.

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