shit

USAGE NOTE
This word may be spelled "shite" in the United Kingdom. This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 7).
shit(
shiht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(excrement)
a. la mierda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
The baby took off his diaper and now there's shit everywhere.El bebé se quitó el pañal y ahora hay mierda por todos lados.
You've left shite in the toilet, mate! Don't you know how to flush?¡Dejaste una mierda en el inodoro, güey! ¿Es que no sabes tirar de la cadena?
b. la caca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Be careful not to step in the dog shit.Ten cuidado de no pisar la caca de perro.
Oh, fuck's sake! I've just stepped in dog shite!¡Ay, carajo! ¡Pisé caca de perro!
2.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(filth)
a. la mierda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
If your dad sees that the car is covered in shit, he's going to be pissed at you.Si tu papá ve que el carro está cubierto de mierda, te va a echar la bronca.
3.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(things)
a. las cosas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Get your shite off the table!¡Quita tus cosas de la mesa!
I have so much shit to do before I leave work today.Tengo tantas cosas que hacer antes de irme del trabajo hoy.
4.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(nonsense)
a. las pendejadas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I really can't handle this shit; I'm fed up!De verdad no puedo con estas pendejadas; ¡estoy harta!
b. las boludeces
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(Southern Cone)
I can't deal with his shit right now.Ahorita no tengo tiempo para sus boludeces.
c. las gilipolleces
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Did you really think I'd believe this shit?¿De verdad pensaste que te creería estas gilipolleces?
5.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(contemptible person)
a. la mierda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
My roommate used up all the milk again. He is such a shit!Mi compañero de cuarto volvió a dejarme sin leche. ¡De verdad es una mierda!
b. el pendejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la pendeja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Stop it! You're such a shit, Brian!¡Ya párale! ¡Qué pendejo eres, Brian!
c. el gilipollas
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la gilipollas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
My boss is a real shit. He drives me insane.Mi jefe es un gilipollas. Me saca de quicio.
6.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(something worthless)
a. la mierda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
I can't believe you paid $200 for this shit.No puedo creer que pagaste $200 por esta mierda.
b. la porquería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Ugh, this TV is shit!Uf, ¡esta tele es una porquería!
7.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(excellent thing)
a. chévere
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(adjective)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Jimmy's new car's the shit, man!¡El nuevo carro de Jimmy es chévere, mano!
b. bacán (adjective)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
Damn, bro! This hotel is the shit!¡Caray, mano! ¡Este hotel está bien bacán!
c. la hostia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The concert last night was the shit, man!El concierto de anoche fue la hostia, tío.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
8.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to kid)
a. joder
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Did you just drink my coffee? Are you shitting me?¿Acabas de tomar mi café? ¿Me jodes?
b. chingar
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I just saw the chupacabras! - You're shitting me, right?¡Acabo de ver al chupacabras! - Me estás chingando, ¿verdad?
c. cagar
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Your students are shitting you. Tomorrow is not a holiday!Tus alumnos te están cagando. ¡Mañana no es día festivo!
9.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to evacuate bowels)
a. cagarse en
The puppy shat his bed and we had to throw it out.El cachorro se cagó en la cama y tuvimos que tirarla.
10.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to be scared)
a. cagarse de miedo
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
The kids shat themselves when they saw the words "pop quiz" written on the board.Los muchachos se cagaron de miedo cuando vieron las palabras "examen sorpresa" escritas en el pizarrón.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
11.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to defecate)
a. cagarse
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Gross, a bird shat on my car!Guácala, ¡un pájaro se cagó encima mi coche!
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
12.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(expressing surprise or anger)
a. mierda
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Shit! I missed the train.¡Mierda! Se me fue el tren.
b. joder
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Shit! It's devilishly hot today.¡Joder! Hace un calor del diablo hoy.
c. chingados
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Shit! I jammed my finger in the door.¡Chingados! Me machuqué el dedo en la puerta.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
13.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(worthless)
a. de mierda
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Are you really going to cross the country in that shit car?¿De verdad vas a cruzar el país en ese carro de mierda?
shits
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
14.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(diarrhea)
a. la cagalera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
My brother got the shits on the way back from Ibiza.A mi hermano le dio cagalera de regreso de Ibiza.
b. la cagadera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(Southern Cone)
I have the shits because I ate a whole cake.Tengo cagalera porque me comí una torta entera.
c. el chorro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I ate at that taco stand last week and got the shits.Comí en esa taquería la semana pasada y me dio chorro.
d. las churras
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
I have the shits and I've been puking all day.Tengo churras y he estado chonqueando todo el día.
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shit
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (excrement)
a. la mierda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (mess)
a. la porquería f, mierda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
take a shitcagar
3. (nasty person)
a. el cabrón(ona) m,f, hijo(a) de puta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la cabrón(ona) m,f, hijo(a) de puta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
4. (idioms)
a.
to talk shitdecir gilipolleces, pendejadas
he's in the shitestá jodidísimo tiene un marrón que te cagas
he doesn't give a shitle importa un huevo
he doesn't do shitse está tocando los huevos constantemente
to beat or kick the shit out of somebodydar una paliza or
to scare the shit out of somebodyhacer cagarse de miedo a alguien acojonar a alguien,, sacar un pedo a alguien,, hacer que alguien se cague hasta las patas
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (general)
a.
to shit oneselfcagarse (encima)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
6. (general)
a. cagar
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
7. (general)
a.
shit!¡mierda! ¡la puta!
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shit [ʃɪt] shit shat
noun
1 (excrement) mierda (vulgar) (f)
to have or take a shit cagar (vulgar); to have the shits tener el vientre descompuesto; shit! ¡mierda! (vulgar); ¡joder! (vulgar); ¡carajo! (vulgar); especially (LAm) tough shit! ¡mala suerte!
to beat the shit out of sb darle hostias a algn (very_informal); hostiar a algn (very_informal)
2 (trouble)
now we're in the shit/in deep shit
to be in the shit estar bien jodido(s) (vulgar); he landed us in the shit nos dejó bien jodidos (vulgar)
3 (nonsense) gilipolleces (vulgar) (f)
don't give me that shit!
no shit? (seriously?) ¡no (me) jodas! (vulgar); ¿de verdad?
4 (stuff) mierdas (vulgar) (f); historias (very_informal) (f); cosas (f)
pick up your shit and get out of here you need the fishing rod and basket and all that shit
5 (person) mierda (vulgar) (m)
you little shit!
intransitive verb
cagar (vulgar)
transitive verb
cagar (vulgar)
to shit o.s. cagarse (vulgar)
to shit bricks (from fear) cagarse de miedo (vulgar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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