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- (idiomatic, mildly vulgar, colloquial) Very annoyed, upset, angry. [from mid-20th c.]
- 1951, James Jones, From Here to Eternity, New York: Charles Scribner, page 277:
- You cant disagree with the adopted values of a bunch of people without they get pissed off at you[sic]
- 1984, Dorothy Nelkin and Michael Stuart Brown, Workers at Risk: Voices from the Workplace, page 103,
- They don't like that kind of talk and that made me even more pissed off.
- 2001, in The Year's Best Science Fiction, page 196,
- When he'd cracked the tank and lifted Jesus the Rhesus out of the waters of rebirth, the monkey had seemed more pissed off at being sopping wet […]
- 2021, Mike J. Aronson, Whatever, page 164:
- It's better to be pissed off than be pissed on. Unless you have a snakebite or you're on fire.
- (annoyed, upset): browned off, cheesed off, (euphemistic, rare) peed off, (mainly US) pissed, (euphemistic) PO'd, p'd off, teed off, ticked off, torqued off
- See also Thesaurus:angry
annoyed, upset, angry