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Slang

shit (2)

This page is about the slang term shit (2)

offensive!

Meaning

an exclamation that can express annoyance, unpleasant surprise, frustration, pain, etc.

For example

  • Oh shit! Here comes Terry. I owe him some money and I haven't got it.

  • Neil tasted the soup with the tip of his tongue. "Shit! That's really hot, man!"

Quick Quiz

While she was checking her email, Anne suddenly yelled "Oh, no! Shit!" because something she read had

a. upset her

b. pleased her

c. bored her

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Contributor: Matt Errey