adjective, shit·ti·er, shit·ti·est. Slang: Vulgar.
  1. inferior or contemptible.
  2. inept or insignificant.
  3. unfortunate or unpleasant.
  4. wretchedly bad; miserable.

Origin of shitty

First recorded in 1940–45; shit + -y1
Related formsshit·ti·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for shittiest



1924, from shit (n.) + -y (2). Earlier was shitten.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper