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shit

noun uk   /ʃɪt/ us  
[U] offensive the solid waste that is released from the bowels of a person or animal: There's so much dog shit on the pavement.
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[S] offensive the act of releasing solid waste from the bowels: to have ( US take) a shit.the shits [plural] offensive diarrhoea (= a medical condition in which the contents of the bowels are passed out of the body too often): Something I ate has given me the shits. [ U] offensive nonsense, or something of low quality: She talks a load of shit. [C] offensive an unpleasant person who behaves badly: The man's a complete shit. [U] offensive insults, criticism, or unkind or unfair treatment: Kyle gets a lot of shit from his parents about the way he dresses. Jackie doesn't take (any) shit from anyone (= does not allow anyone to treat her badly). [U] US offensive used in negatives to mean "anything": He doesn't know shit about what's going on.

shit

verb uk   /ʃɪt/ ( present participle shitting, past tense and past participle shit, shat or shitted) offensive us  
[I] to pass solid waste from the bowels: That dog had better not shit in the house again! mainly US I need to shit real bad.shit yourself to be extremely frightened: She was shitting herself, especially when he pulled out a gun.
Phrasal verbs

shit

exclamation uk   /ʃɪt/ offensive us  
used to express anger or surprise: Oh shit, we're going to be late! Shit - the damn thing's broken!
Translations of “shit”
in Korean 똥, 제기랄…
in Arabic خَراء…
in French merde…
in Turkish Lanet!', 'Boktan şey!', 'Kahretsin!' (argo) 'Hassiktir!'…
in Italian merda…
in Chinese (Traditional) 屎,糞便, 拉屎, 討厭的人(或物)…
in Russian черт!…
in Polish cholera…
in Spanish mierda…
in Portuguese merda…
in German die Scheiße…
in Catalan merda…
in Japanese くそ(大便の粗野な言い方)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 屎,粪便, 拉屎, 讨厌的人(或物)…
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