shite

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the Middle English schīte ‎(excrement), cognate with Middle Low German schīte, Middle High German schīze. More at shit.

Noun[edit]

shite ‎(plural shites)

  1. (Britain, Ireland, vulgar) Shit, trash, rubbish.
  2. (Britain, Ireland, pejorative) A foolish or deceitful person.
    He's a useless shite.
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Adjective[edit]

shite ‎(comparative more shite, superlative most shite)

  1. (Britain, Ireland, vulgar) Bad, awful, shit.
    The film was shite.

Interjection[edit]

shite

  1. (Britain, Ireland, vulgar) An expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, or frustration.
    Shite, I left my wallet at home.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English schiten, from Old English scītan ‎(to defecate, shit), from Proto-Germanic *skītaną ‎(to defecate), from Proto-Indo-European *sḱeyd-, *skeyt- ‎(to vomit, retch, shit, literally to shed). Cognate with Dutch schijten ‎(to shit), German scheissen ‎(to shit), Swedish skita ‎(to shit), Irish sceith, sgeith ‎(act of spewing, vomiting, shedding), Albanian shqit ‎(to tear, separate).

Verb[edit]

shite ‎(third-person singular simple present shites, present participle shiting, simple past and past participle shited or shit)

  1. (Britain, vulgar, chiefly Scotland, Ireland) To defecate.
    • 2004, Robert Morgan, Brave enemies (page 38)
      ...it still softened my heart to see a man hurt so badly he sobbed and shited on himself.
    • 2007, Talonie Starr, Growth Manifesto (page 173)
      He would probably have a head full of locks. Who has time to be pretty when people are hurting? Crying. Shiting on themselves trying to beat heroin.

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

shite

  1. rōmaji reading of して