shit

noun
\ ˈshit , interjectionally also ˈshē-ət \

Definition of shit 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 vulgar : feces

2 vulgar : an act of defecation

3 vulgar

a : nonsense, foolishness, crap

b : something of little value

c : trivial and usually boastful or inaccurate talk

d : stuff

4 vulgar : any of several intoxicating or narcotic drugs especially : heroin

5 vulgar : damn sense 2

6 vulgar : a worthless, offensive, or detestable person

7 vulgar

a used as an interjection

b used as an intensive usually with the

shit

verb
\ ˈshit \
shit or shat\ˈshat \; shitting

Definition of shit (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

1 vulgar : to defecate in

2 slang, vulgar : to attempt to deceive : bullshit

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Other words from shit

Noun

shitty \ˈshi-tē \ adjective vulgar

Examples of shit in a Sentence

Noun

Don't give me that shit! Why are you telling me this shit? That movie was total shit. There's always some shit going on.
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History and Etymology for shit

Noun

Middle English *shit, from Old English scite; akin to Old English -scītan to defecate

Verb

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

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