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shitcan

or shit-can

[ shit-kan ]
/ ˈʃɪtˌkæn /
Slang: Vulgar.
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verb (used with object), shit·canned, shit·can·ning.

to trash; to end or terminate.
to throw away.
to dismiss from a job or position.
to disparage; belittle.

noun

a toilet or bathroom.

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Origin of shitcan

First recorded in 1945–50; shit + can2
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