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shit +‎ bag


shitbag ‎(plural shitbags)

  1. (vulgar, pejorative) A worthless or despicable person.
    • 1993, Billy Buford; Ryszard Kapuściński, The Best of Granta Reportage, page 187:
      I came across a drunken couple shouting into these machines outside a quayside restaurant. "Shitbag calling fuckface, shitbag calling fuckface, are you receiving me, over?" "Fuckface to shitbag, fuckface to shitbag, I am receiving you, over". []
  2. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (vulgar) a bag which faeces (often of dogs, cats, etc) is put into.
    • 1998, David Cesarani, Arthur Koestler: The Homeless Mind, Free Press (1998), ISBN 9780684867205, page 363:
      We were carrying shitbags to the latrines and you asked me what I would do once freed, and I said "I'll join the army to fight National Socialism."