take a piss

take a piss
Piss Piss, n. Urine. [vulgar] [1913 Webster]

{take a piss} urinate. [vulgar] [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • take a piss — [B] urinate, take a leak [B], take a pee [B]    A drunk was taking a piss in the alley behind the hotel …   English idioms

  • take a piss — idi to urinate …   From formal English to slang

  • take a piss — v. urinate; pee …   English slang

  • take a piss — urinate …   Useful english dictionary

  • take the piss — verb a) To tease, ridicule or mock (someone). You know, cos he was like taking the piss out of them and they took the piss out of him. b) To subject those present to teasing, ridicule or mockery, or to show …   Wiktionary

  • take the piss — British impolite 1) to say something to try to make someone look silly take the piss out of: His friends were taking the piss out of him. 2) to say or do something that annoys people because they think it is unreasonable £5 for a cup of coffee!… …   English dictionary

  • take the piss —    to taunt or mimic    The etymology is unclear:     It hadn t occurred to me that people take the piss out of Bugs. (Garland, 1996 Bugs did not have a catheter) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • take the piss — 1. to make a joke about someone or to make someone look silly. They re always taking the piss out of her because she s a Barry Manilow fan. (often + out of) You should wear miniskirts more often you ve got the legs for them. Are you taking the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • take a leak — verb eliminate urine Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug • Syn: ↑make, ↑urinate, ↑piddle, ↑puddle, ↑micturate, ↑piss, ↑pee, ↑pee pee, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) piss-take — British & Australian, very informal! take the piss to make a joke about someone or to make someone look silly. Have I really won or is this a piss take? …   New idioms dictionary

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