the shits

Definition of the shits

informal + offensive

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

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  nonsense, foolishness, crap

    :  something of little value

    :  trivial and usually boastful or inaccurate talk


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