tough shit

interjection

Definition of tough shit

vulgar
used to show that one is not sorry or does not feel bad about something … the innumerable acolytes who show up on his doorstep with a copy of one of his books in hand, saying they want to sit at his knee. Well, tough shit, Campbell tells them. I don't want any disciples.— L. Wright and M. E. Mark

First Known Use of tough shit

1959, in the meaning defined above

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“Tough shit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tough%20shit. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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