Words & Phrases About or Inspired by ShitThe word "shit" is a slang synonym of "feces" or "defecate." In everyday language, including on social media, in text messaging, and in chat forums, "shit" typically means "bad," "disappointing," "nonsense," or "unpleasant." However, "shit" is a much more versatile term than it may at first appear and is often employed to express a wide range of emotions, add emphasis, or convey a sense of informality.
Here is an extensive list of ways in which the word "shit" is used in slang. (If you know a term that we have missed, or you think this list is a load of "shit," please tell us using this form.)
A point with regard to grammar relating to this versatile term: It's the difference between knowing your shit and knowing you're shit!
|Apeshit||State of Extreme Anger, Excitement, or Agitation|
|As Shit||Expression of Intensity or Emphasis|
|Batshit||Irrational, Crazy, or Mentally Unstable|
|Bullshit||False, Deceptive, Exaggerated, or Nonsensical|
|Chickenshit||Cowardly, Timid, or Unimportant|
|Crazy Shit||Extremely Unusual, Bizarre, or Unexpected|
|Deep Shit||Extremely Difficult, Problematic, or Serious Situation|
|Dipshit||Foolish, Idiotic, or Incompetent Person|
|Dogshit||Poor Quality, Worthless, or Disappointing|
|Feel Like Shit||Feel Bad, Unwell, or Miserable|
|Give a Shit||Expression of Concern or Lack of Interest|
|Good Shit||High Quality or Excellent|
|Holy Shit||Expression of Surprise, Astonishment, or Disbelief|
|Horseshit||Untrue, Deceptive, or Without Merit|
|Hot Shit||Impressive, Exceptional, or Highly Skilled|
|Jack Shit||Nothing or Anything at All|
|No Shit||Acknowledgment of an Obvious Statement|
|Piece of Shit||Utterly Contemptible or Worthless|
|Ratshit||Extremely Bad, Unpleasant, or Worthless|
|Shit Bricks||Feel Fear, Anxiety, Surprise, or Shock|
|Shithead||Stupid, Incompetent, or Detestable Person|
|Shit Hot||Exceptionally Good, Impressive, or Excellent|
|Shitload||Large Amount or Number of Something|
|Shit On||Treat Poorly or Unfairly|
|Shitpost||Post Poor Quality Content Online|
|Shitstorm||A Chaotic or Controversial Situation|
|Shit You Not||Expression of Honesty or Sincerity|
|The Shit||Impressive, Excellent, The Best|
|The Shit Hit The Fan||A Difficult or Controversial Situation Suddenly Suddenly Caused a Lot of Trouble|
|Tough Shit||Expression of Lack of Sympathy|
|Up Shit Creek||In a Troublesome Situation or Predicament|
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