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shitnoun

uk   /ʃɪt/ us   /ʃɪt/
[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 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.

shitverb

uk   /ʃɪt/ us   /ʃɪt/ present participle shitting, past tense and past participle shit, shat or shitted offensive

shitexclamation

uk   /ʃɪt/ us   /ʃɪt/ offensive
used to express anger or surprise: Oh shit, we're going to be late! Shit - the damn thing's broken!
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