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noun     shit pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] impolite solid waste from a person’s or animal’s body
    1. a.
      [singular] an occasion when you go to the toilet to get rid of solid waste
  2. 2




    [uncountable] impolite something that you do not like or think is of very bad quality

    The shit he listens to isn’t real music.

    1. a.
      impolite something that is not true or sincere

      We have to listen to politicians talking shit.

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  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    an offensive way to say "anything" in negatives

    I don't know shit about computers.

    Submitted by Caleb Judy from United States on 30/12/2016
  4. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    shit got real used for saying that things are getting serious

    Shit got real when I saw him loading the gun.

    Submitted by simplicissimus from Romania on 27/11/2016
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