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1 liquid excretory product; "there was blood in his urine"; "the child had to make water" [syn: urine, pee, piddle, weewee, water]
2 informal terms for urination; "he took a pee" [syn: peeing, pee, pissing] v : eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug" [syn: make, urinate, piddle, puddle, micturate, pee, pee-pee, make water, relieve oneself, take a leak, spend a penny, wee, wee-wee, pass water]

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pissen < pissier < pissiāre, probably of echoic origin.


  • /pɪs/, /pIs/
  • Rhymes: -ɪs


  1. Urine.
    1611 Monster, I do smell all horse-piss; at which my nose is in great indignation. — Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act 4, Scene 1.
    2005 There in a puddle of piss sat Princess Fatima, her dress up over her knees, vomit dripping onto her bodice - Richard Connelly Miller, Tanglefoot
  2. vulgar slang Alcoholic beverage, especially of inferior quality.


  1. In the context of "UK|vulgar|slang": Used as a euphemism for fuck.
    They want me to stay here another hour? Piss on that! I'm going home!" (always followed by on'')
    Piss off!




  1. To urinate.
    1601 ''O Jove, a beastly fault! And then another fault in the semblance of a fowl; think on ’t, Jove; a foul fault! When gods have hot backs, what shall poor men do? For me, I am here a Windsor stag; and the fattest, I think, i’ the forest. Send me a cool rut-time, Jove, or who can blame me to piss my tallow? Who comes here? my doe? — Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act 5, Scene 5.
  2. To discharge as or with the urine.







piss (uncountable)


Extensive Definition

Piss may refer to:
  • Urine, liquid waste produced by an animal's kidney.
    • "Piss" (crude slang) used as a verb refers to the act of urination.
  • Beer, especially low-grade beer, or beer perceived as being low grade or tasteless.
  • Being drunk, 'I am pissed'
    • Piss up, a party involving lots of alcohol.
    • Piss Beer, a beer brand name.
    • On the piss, meaning to go out and drink copiously. Also the phrase on the piss may mean something which is wonky or not physically straight.
  • Miscellaneous
    • Taking the piss, to comically imitate or have a joke at another's expense.
    • The name of a popular Finnish jazz singer, born 1873 as Fresnel Pissneer aka. The Big Pisser.
    • Michel De Pisse, a popular French artist of the 1300's, brother of Dakin De Pisse, who is depicted in Michel's most famous painting
    • Pissa, something really funny or very good.
    • "Piss!", Exclamatory term used to express anger.
    • "Pissish", can refer to an attitude, beer, smell, taste etc. being like piss.
    • "Piss off", slang meaning 'go away' or 'to leave'.
    • "Piss away", to squander away something, usually money
The phrase pissed off (angry) is used in both the US and UK.
Also, pissed can mean drunkenness or intoxication in (British English) but can mean angry or annoyed in the USA.


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