take a whiz

Definition of take a whiz

US, informal + impolite

  1. :  to send urine out of the body :  to urinate I'll be right back. I have to take a whiz.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

  1. :  to hum, whir, or hiss like a speeding object (as an arrow or ball) passing through air

    :  to fly or move swiftly especially with a whiz

    :  to cause to whiz

  1. :  a hissing, buzzing, or whirring sound

    :  a movement or passage of something accompanied by a whizzing sound

  1. :  wizard

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up take a whiz? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


capable of being understood in two ways

Get Word of the Day daily email!