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


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

piss in the wind

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

it is pissing down (with rain)

British EnglishDN used to say that it is raining very heavily

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.

piss all over somebody

British English to thoroughly defeat a person or a team

not have a pot to piss in

to be extremely poor

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!

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

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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