chicken shit


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chicken shit

1. noun, rude slang Something insignificant, trivial, or unimportant. Oh, don't believe anything you hear from them—it's all just chicken shit.
2. adjective, rude slang Insignificant, trivial, or unimportant. Oh, don't believe anything you hear from them—it's all just chicken shit rumors.
3. adjective, rude slang Cowardly or full of fear. I knew he was too chicken shit to climb up here with me!
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chicken shit

1. Contemptibly petty or insignificant. For example, He has spent his life making up chicken shit rules that nobody follows anyway. This expression gained currency during World War II, when it was often applied to the enforcement of petty and disagreeable military regulations. [ Vulgar slang; c. 1930]
2. Cowardly, as in You're not too chicken shit to come along, are you? [ Vulgar slang; mid-1940s]
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chicken shit

1. n. virtually nothing. (From chicken feed. Usually objectionable.) Fifty bucks! That’s just chicken shit!
2. mod. cowardly. (Usually objectionable.) You are such a chicken shit coward! Stand up and fight!
3. mod. worthless. (Usually objectionable.) I don’t want this chicken shit pizza! Get me one with pepperoni on it, not dead fish.
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The ones that don't are too chicken shit to do anything about it anyway.
IN BARRY LEVINSON'S latest--think Blair Witch meets Jaws meets The Day After Tomorrow-the Chesapeake Bay is a soup of steroid-laced chicken shit, pesticide runoff, and radioactive waste that turns a parasitic isopod species into flesh-eating mini-monsters.
A word or two about "chicken shit": According to many veterans, the combat soldier's quality of life depended very much on the amount of chicken shit he had to put up with from assorted higher-ups.
The ceiling rapidly became waterlogged and the normal steady drip that was my constant accompaniment, increased to a deluge which fell on me, mixed with chicken shit.
I spent my life making chicken salad out of chicken shit," says Ontiveros, describing the racial stored-typing she had to overcome.
That's chicken shit," DeLay, the third-ranking Republican in the House, shouted away from the microphone but in hearing range of reporters.
Democrats deserve to have their noses rubbed in their own chicken shit.
She arrived with sticks and feathers in her hair and her boots smelling of chicken shit.
Sadly, despite the best efforts of our brilliant picture editor Jon Winter, you can't make chicken salad out of chicken shit.
Too chicken shit to ride away as a kid, then too wasted as a young man, and then?
But bagging someone because they're not "sponsored" is chicken shit.
Johnny wore no mask, helmet, or pads, which helps explain why so many Hollywood star types avoided the affair--being the chicken shits that they are.