noun Slang: Vulgar.
verb (used without object), shit or shat [shat], /ʃæt/, shit·ting.Slang: Vulgar.
verb (used with object), shit or shat, shit·ting.Slang: Vulgar.
interjection Slang: Vulgar.
Verb Phrases Slang: Vulgar.
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Idioms for shitSlang: Vulgar.
- (used to express amazement or disbelief): He got into MIT? No shit!
- (used to express one's annoyance with an obvious statement): Yeah, no shit, numskull!
- to defecate in one's clothes, as from terror or illness; soil oneself: There’s a girl drunkenly puking and shitting herself in the alley—should we call 911?
- to be very frightened, especially of a current or future circumstance or consequence: He’s basically shitting himself wondering if I’m gonna tell his wife what we did.
Origin of shit
usage note for shit
The word has numerous meanings and occurs in many colorful phrases and compounds that have nothing to do with defecation: for example, no shit, shit happens, and shitfaced.
In informal conversations among friends, the use of shit and its various expressions is often acceptable. For some people, the word comes naturally, without hesitation, as an expression of annoyance or chagrin, even if they still find it too vulgar to use in its literal sense. But in formal settings, use of the word generally remains inappropriate.
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Example sentences from the Web for shit
Funny or Die News also features Vox-style “explainers,” including “The Middle East—Why Shit So Fucked Up?”How Funny or Die Plans to Cover ISIS, Ebola and Elections|Asawin Suebsaeng|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was like, ‘Shit, try being in a two-piece where the other person doesn’t talk!Jack White Apologizes For Trashing Meg White, Adele, The Black Keys, Lana Del Rey, Etc.|Marlow Stern|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the morning, Ramesh came back, was told by a constable about Xerox, and said, "Shit, it wasn't a dream, then."
Then, five minutes later, “Shit, I forgot that this one has a different mo-bo than the others.”Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow
Shit, why not send me a letter asking me if I mind receiving an email?
“Shit,” he said, and began to sort through the alerts while his back and neck muscles tightened.