no shit

idiomatic phrase

used to show that one is surprised or impressed by what has been said
"They got divorced." "No shit!""They're giving me a promotion!" "No shit!"
often used in an ironic way when someone makes an obvious statement
"It's cold out there." "No shit."I replied: "No, I think I've sprained my ankle." Her response: "Try not to put too much pressure on it." Again, no shit, Sherlock.Lillian Saleh

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of no shit was circa 1895

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Cite this Entry

“No shit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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