[pis] /pɪs/ Vulgar.
verb (used without object), pissed, pissing.
piss away, Slang. to squander; fritter away:
piss off, Slang.
take a piss, to urinate.
(intransitive) to urinate
(transitive) to discharge as or in one’s urine: to piss blood
an act of urinating
on the piss, drinking alcohol, esp in large quantities
piece of piss, something easily obtained of achieved
take the piss, to tease or make fun of someone or something
piss all over, to be far superior to: a version that pisses all over the original
late 13c., from Old French pissier “urinate” (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *pissiare, of imitative origin. To piss away (money, etc.) is from 1948. Related: Pissed; pissing. Pissing while (1550s) once meant “a short time.”
He shall not piss my money against the wall; he shall not have my money to spend in liquor. [“Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit and Pickpocket Eloquence,” London, 1811]
late 14c., from piss (v.). As a pure intensifier (piss-poor, piss-ugly, etc.) it dates from World War II. Piss and vinegar first attested 1942. Piss-prophet “one who diagnosed diseases by inspection of urine” is attested from 1620s. Piss proud “erect upon awakening” is attested from 1796.
Anger; indignation: There’s a basic, well-justified piss-off all over the country (WWII armed forces)
Of wretched quality; piss poor: Europe is a piss place for music (1970s+)
eyes like pissholes in the snow, full of piss and vinegar, not have a pot to piss in, panther piss, tickle the shit out of someone
A term placed before an adjective to intensify its meaning: piss-awkward/ piss-elegant/ piss-poor/ piss-ugly (1940s+)
[pee-swar] /piˈswar/ noun, plural pissoirs [pee-swar] /piˈswar/ (Show IPA). French. 1. a street urinal for public use, especially one enclosed by a low wall, screen, or the like. /ˈpiːswɑː; French piswar/ noun 1. a public urinal, usu. enclosed by a wall or screen
- Piss on
verb phrase To dismiss or treat contemptuously; defile or violate; a DAMN, fuck, sod •Often used as an angry and defiant dismissal: I said thanks for the flower. He said piss on the flowers (1720+)
- Piss on ice
verb phrase To live well; eat high on the hog, shit in high cotton [1950+; fr the practice of putting cakes of ice in the urinals of expensive restaurants and clubs]
[pis-poo r] /ˈpɪsˈpʊər/ adjective, Slang: Vulgar. 1. of extremely inferior or disappointing quality or rating. adjective 1. (slang) of a contemptibly low standard or quality; pathetic adjective See piss-poor adjective of very poor quality; thoroughly unsatisfactory or inadequate; also written pisspoor Usage Note slang
[pis-poo r] /ˈpɪsˈpʊər/ adjective, Slang: Vulgar. 1. of extremely inferior or disappointing quality or rating. adjective 1. (slang) of a contemptibly low standard or quality; pathetic adjective of very poor quality; thoroughly unsatisfactory or inadequate; also written pisspoor Usage Note slang