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pissed off

British and Australian English Offensive

Today: Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Meaning:

angry, annoyed

For example:

  • Julia was pissed off because I'd forgotten to bring back the magazines I'd borrowed.

  • The boss isn't happy. I think you pissed him off when you said you couldn't do any overtime this week.

Note: same as "pissed (2)"

Variety: This slang term is typically used in British and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

My sister was pissed off because I

a. said she looked good

b. needed to borrow more money

c. said I could help her out
a) said she looked good b) needed to borrow more money c) said I could help her out