the shits

plural noun

Definition of the shits

informal + offensive
: an illness that causes someone to pass waste from the body very frequently and in liquid rather than solid form : diarrhea

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“The shits.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20shits. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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