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- Used other than as an idiom: see eat, shit.
- (slang, vulgar, of a person) To fall and land on one's face.
2009, Laura Thornhill (in Jack Smith, The Skateboarder's Journal - Lives on Board:
- Finally, for my 13th birthday, I got a skateboard — a Black Knight with those cool black urethane wheels. I cut my teeth on that board — and ate shit on it many, many times.
- (slang, vulgar, humorous, of a person) To do something disgusting or strongly undesirable
- Kelly Clarkson had bronchitis and had to cancel. I had to eat shit and call Céline. ― Kathy Griffin.