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noun (1)

: the letter p
plural pee, British : penny


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peed; peeing


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noun (2)

informal : urine
informal : an act of urination

Examples of pee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web
Important note: None of the pee made it to consumers who weren’t Butler’s friends, who were in on the joke. Rachyl Jones, Fortune, 20 Oct. 2023 People marched over carrying gallon-size water jugs filled with pee that was dark amber from tactical dehydration. Matthew Hutson, The New Yorker, 8 Sep. 2023 Gross hematuria, the medical term for seeing blood in your urine, might make your pee look pink, red, or brown. Samantha Lauriello, Health, 25 Aug. 2023 These are some of the reasons your pee can come out foamy, and when to let a doctor know about it. Lisa Mulcahy, Men's Health, 31 July 2023 Citrulline is involved in our urea cycle, or the way our body gets rid of waste via our pee. Alyssa Jung, Good Housekeeping, 31 July 2023 Tired of your furry friend's pee turning your beautiful lawn into a patchy mess? Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 24 July 2023 Most people expect to see a squirrel, some birds, maybe even a deer when taking their dogs out for an early morning pee break. Mary Walrath-Holdridge, USA TODAY, 10 July 2023 Early morning picket lines have provoked noise complaints from guests and there have been reports of passersby throwing eggs and pouring cups of pee on picketing workers. Suhauna Hussain, Los Angeles Times, 24 July 2023
Most kids with type 1 diabetes will just do more of certain otherwise normal behaviors, like peeing, drinking, and eating. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 1 Nov. 2023 At times, the men were stomping, even peeing, on sparking debris. Carolyn Kormann, The New Yorker, 30 Oct. 2023 The only people outside were the crowds of journalists with airline tags on their Pelican equipment cases and nowhere to pee, police officers, a few locals who heard that the 7-Eleven across the street from the hospital was open, and the bench sitters near the bus station. Petula Dvorak, Washington Post, 26 Oct. 2023 But cats can be quite picky and a sudden change of litter brand can lead to unpleasant behaviors — namely, peeing and pooping just outside the litter box or elsewhere in the home. Rachel Kurzius, Washington Post, 19 Sep. 2023 Or the dog pees on the dead guy’s face in John Wick 4. Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 Sep. 2023 These infections come with a range of other symptoms, including pain when urinating, the need to pee often, an inability to start peeing, and a sudden urgency to urinate.13 UTIs occur when bacteria enter your body through the urethra and multiply in your bladder. Samantha Lauriello, Health, 25 Aug. 2023 Signs of dehydration, including dry mouth and throat, infrequent peeing and feeling dizzy when standing up. Mary Walrath-Holdridge, USA TODAY, 24 Aug. 2023 For women, peeing while standing in the shower may weaken the pelvic floor, increasing the risk of leaking urine.34 Read on to learn about the possible benefits and risks of peeing in the shower and when and where to avoid doing so. Claire Gillespie, Health, 17 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History



euphemism from the initial letter of piss

First Known Use

Noun (1)

1602, in the meaning defined at sense 1


circa 1825, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of pee was in 1602

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“Pee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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