like shit

idiomatic phrase

: very bad or very badly
The food tasted like shit.
She treats him like shit.
I got drunk at the party, and the next morning I felt like shit.
When I saw how badly I had hurt her feelings, I felt like shit.

Word History

First Known Use

1940, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of like shit was in 1940

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Cite this Entry

“Like shit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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