give a shit

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search



give a shit

  1. (vulgar, chiefly in negative constructions) To care what someone else thinks or does, particularly in relation to what they think or say about the speaker.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:care
    I just don't give a shit!

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used in negative or interrogative contexts, as "Do you think I give a shit?"; in other words, this is a negative polarity item.
  • Used to express indifference or disregard for the attitudes or acts of others.