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English noun: shit

1. shit (substance) obscene terms for feces


Synonymscrap, dirt, poop, shite, turd


Broader (hypernym)BM, dejection, faecal matter, faeces, fecal matter, feces, ordure, stool


Domain usagedirty word, filth, obscenity, smut, vulgarism

2. shit (communication) obscene words for unacceptable behavior


SamplesI put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk.
What he said was mostly bull.


Synonymsbull, bullshit, crap, dogshit, horseshit, Irish bull


Broader (hypernym)buncombe, bunk, bunkum, guff, hogwash, rot


Domain usagedirty word, filth, obscenity, smut, vulgarism

3. shit (quantity) a small worthless amount


SamplesYou don't know jack.


Synonymsdiddley, diddly, diddly-shit, diddly-squat, diddlyshit, diddlysquat, doodly-squat, jack, squat


Broader (hypernym)small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

4. shit (process) a coarse term for defecation


SamplesHe took a shit.


Synonymsdump


Broader (hypernym)defecation, laxation, shitting

5. shit (person) insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous


Synonymsasshole, bastard, cocksucker, dickhead, mother fucker, motherfucker, prick, SOB, son of a bitch, whoreson


Broader (hypernym)disagreeable person, unpleasant person


Domain usagedirty word, filth, obscenity, smut, vulgarism

6. shit (attribute) something of little value


SamplesHis promise is not worth a damn.
Not worth one red cent.
Not worth shucks.


Synonymsdamn, darn, hoot, red cent, shucks, tinker's dam, tinker's damn


Broader (hypernym)ineptitude, worthlessness


English verb: shit

1. shit (communication) give away information about somebody


SamplesHe told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam.


Synonymsbetray, denounce, give away, grass, rat, shop, snitch, stag, tell on


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)inform


Narrower (hyponym)sell out

2. shit (body) have a bowel movement


SamplesThe dog had made in the flower beds.


Synonymsca-ca, crap, defecate, make, stool, take a crap, take a shit


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)egest, eliminate, excrete, pass


Narrower (hyponym)dung


Verb groupmake, make water, micturate, pass water, pee, pee-pee, piddle, piss, puddle, relieve oneself, spend a penny, take a leak, urinate, wee, wee-wee









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