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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.


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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