shit
I. noun Etymology: Middle English *shit, from Old English scite; akin to Old English -scītan to defecate Date: circa 1526 1. usually vulgar feces 2. usually vulgar an act of defecation 3. usually vulgar nonsense, crap 4. usually vulgar any of several intoxicating or narcotic drugs; especially heroin 5. usually vulgar damn 2 6. usually vulgar a worthless, offensive, or detestable person 7. usually vulgar a. — used as an interjection b. — used as an intensive usually with theshitty adjective, usually vulgar II. verb (shit or shat; shitting) Etymology: alteration of earlier shite, from Middle English shiten, from Old English -scītan; akin to Old High German scīzan to defecate and probably to Old English scēadan to separate — more at shed Date: 14th century intransitive verb usually vulgar defecate transitive verb 1. usually vulgar to defecate in 2. usually vulgar to attempt to deceive ; bullshit

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  • shit — [shit] Vulgar vi. SHIT or, occas., shat, shitting, shit [earlier shite < OE scītan, akin to Du schijten (MLG schīten), Ger scheissen (OHG skīzan) < Gmc * skīt , * skit ] to discharge excrement; defecate vt. 1. to discharge (excrement) …   English World dictionary

  • shit — vulgar slang ► VERB (shitting; past and past part. shitted or shit or shat) 1) defecate. 2) (shit oneself) be very frightened. ► NOUN 1) faeces …   English terms dictionary

  • shit — shit·tah; shit·ten; shit·tim·wood; shit·tle; shit·less; chick·en·shit; shit; …   English syllables

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