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noun (1)

: the letter p
plural pee, British : penny


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peed; peeing


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noun (2)

informal : urine
informal : an act of urination

Examples of pee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web
Everything’s ready for the big game this Sunday: treats, poop bags, pee pads and all. Katcy Stephan, Variety, 9 Feb. 2024 The cicada’s waste excretion method is so powerful that these noisy insects take the crown for producing the strongest stream of pee relative to their size of any animal that scientists studied. Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 12 Mar. 2024 This year’s game used 600 pee pads, 200 toys, 30 water bowls, 10 bags of treats and 200 poop bags. Katcy Stephan, Variety, 9 Feb. 2024 The stylus rotates along a hinge, then catapults the pee away from the bug at a high speed. Carlyn Kranking, Smithsonian Magazine, 26 Dec. 2023 Burning, funky, or cloudy pee might be signs of a UTI. Ayana Underwood, SELF, 24 Jan. 2024 By flinging droplets instead of producing a pee stream, sharpshooters save energy—pelting pee is actually four to eight times more efficient than the alternative, the researchers found. Carlyn Kranking, Smithsonian Magazine, 26 Dec. 2023 Despite the need to perpetually dodge streams of infant pee, however, life is good for the guy in the scaly, green-and-gold suit. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 21 Dec. 2023 In other cases, the blood is microscopic, so it can only be picked up through a routine urinalysis when your healthcare provider looks at a sample of your pee under a microscope.6 Passing foamy urine on occasion is normal and could just be due to the force of urine against the toilet water. Hallie Levine, Health, 22 June 2023
Jimmy Kimmel is praising Hollywood’s best boy, Anatomy of a Fall star Messi the dog, for his amazing performance peeing on Matt Damon's Walk of Fame star at the end of the 2024 Oscars., 12 Mar. 2024 The findings suggest that peeing in jets is the most energy-efficient way for cicadas to excrete waste. Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 12 Mar. 2024 Italian women don't stand a chance when The View cohost Joy Behar has to pee, but French superstars like Catherine Deneuve seemingly have an undeniable hold on the 81-year-old comedian's affections., 28 Mar. 2024 Pooch pee and poop, it must be said, can harm plants, not to mention create hazards for those who work the soil. Jane Margolies, New York Times, 13 Mar. 2024 Kate Winslet and Cate Blanchett want the world to know about a device that will change the way women pee! Esme Mazzeo, Peoplemag, 25 Feb. 2024 Still, a person ought to be able to get up and pee at night without worry of molestation, especially at hunting camp. Richard Mann, Field & Stream, 8 Feb. 2024 Signs of dehydration, including: dark urine, dry lips, sunken eyes, pale hands and feet, no tears when crying, no wet diapers or peeing for eight hours. USA TODAY, 3 Feb. 2024 This season gave us Kathy peeing on John's hand, the appearance of the dreaded Purple Rock, and the most entertaining player in Survivor history to only play once in Sean Rector. Dalton Ross,, 22 Dec. 2023

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Word History



euphemism from the initial letter of piss

First Known Use

Noun (1)

1602, in the meaning defined at sense 1


circa 1825, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of pee was in 1602

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“Pee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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