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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: pissier, from Vulgar Latin pissiare

piss

1 verb
     
piss1 [intransitive] spoken not polite
1 to urinate
2

piss in the wind

to waste time or effort trying to do something that is impossible
3

it is pissing down (with rain)

British EnglishDN used to say that it is raining very heavily
4

piss yourself (laughing)

British English to laugh a lot, especially when you cannot stop laughing:
They were all copying my accent and pissing themselves laughing.
5

piss all over somebody

British English to thoroughly defeat a person or a team
6

not have a pot to piss in

to be extremely poor
7

go piss up a rope!

American English used to tell someone to go away

piss about/around

phrasal verb
1 to waste time doing stupid things with no purpose or plan [= mess about/around]:
Stop pissing about and get some work done!
2

piss somebody about/around

to treat someone badly by not doing what you have promised to do, or by not being honest with them [= mess somebody about/around]:
I wish he'd say yes or no - he's been pissing me around for weeks.

piss something ↔ away

phrasal verb
to waste something in a very stupid way:
I was earning quite a lot but I pissed it all away.

piss off

phrasal verb
1

piss somebody ↔ off

to annoy someone very much:
The way she treats me really pisses me off.
2 British English to go away - used especially to tell someone to go away:
Now piss off and leave me alone!
He pissed off before we got there.
3 British English used to say no or to refuse to do something

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