piss

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Middle English pissen, from Old French pissier, from Vulgar Latin *pissiō, probably of echoic origin.

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piss (countable and uncountable, plural pisses)

  1. (vulgar) 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.

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piss (third-person singular simple present pisses, present participle pissing, simple past and past participle pissed)

  1. (intransitive, vulgar) 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. (transitive, vulgar) To discharge as or with the urine.
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piss

  1. Imperative singular of pissen.
  2. (colloquial)First-person singular present of pissen.

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From pissa (to pee).

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piss n (genitive singular piss, no plural)

  1. (informal) pee, piss, urine

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