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To be very disgruntled, irritated, angry, or outraged. "PO'd" is a euphemistic abbreviation of "pissed off." John was so PO'd when he found out that someone else had been given the promotion instead of him. Of course I'm PO'd about the test! Now I'm going to have to take it again this summer.
To become very disgruntled, irritated, angry, or outraged. ("PO'd" being a euphemistic abbreviation of "pissed off.") John got so PO'd when he found out that someone else had been given the promotion instead of him. There's no point in getting PO'd over a bad grade on your exam. Just study harder next time!
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1. rude slang To greatly anger or irritate someone. I think I might start cycling to work in the morning—this traffic really pisses me off! I think I pissed off Janet with my comment earlier.
2. rude slang To depart from somewhere quickly or abruptly. Often used as an imperative. Why don't you just piss off if you're not going to help us? I didn't know anyone at the party, so I pissed off around 11.
A traditional sandwich from New Orleans, Louisiana, made with a long roll of French bread and containing a variety of fillings, almost always with some kind of meat or fried seafood. ("Po' boy" being short for "poor boy," supposedly referring to striking workers in 1929 to whom a local restaurant served such sandwiches.) Primarily heard in US. Ever since leaving New Orleans to go to college, I can't stop craving a proper roast beef po' boy from back home. I'm ordering a dozen po' boys for the party, so if you have any food allergies, let me know this afternoon.
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Very disgruntled, irritated, angry, or outraged. (A euphemistic abbreviation of "pissed off.") John was so PO'd when he found out that someone else had been given the promotion instead of him. There's no point in getting PO'd over a bad grade on your exam. Just study harder next time!
Having an overly stern, disapproving, and humorless demeanor. Primarily heard in UK. The film works because it isn't po-faced about the issue. Instead, it uses humour to great effect in highlighting just how multifaceted such a difficult topic can be. I'll never forget our bizarre school dances, with dozens of hormone-frenzied teens under the watchful eyes of po-faced priests.
slang The police or a police officer. Watch your back, Tom—po-po coming up behind us. They got a po-po stationed at the front.
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piss someone off
Inf. to make someone angry. (Crude. Potentially offensive, even though it is widely used. Use with discretion.) She really pissed me off! That's enough to piss off anybody.
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1. Make very angry, as in That letter pissed me off, or She was pissed off because no one had called her. [ Vulgar slang; 1940s]
2. Go away, as in Piss off and stop bothering me. [ Vulgar slang; mid-1900s]
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v. Vulgar Slang
1. To make someone angry.
2. To go away. Often used as an angry command.
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piss offand PO
in. to depart; to go away. (Objectionable to many people.) Piss off, you jerk! Get out!
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