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1. rude slang Obviously; that is or was completely self-evident. A: "I think we need to clear that blockage out of the drain." B: "Yeah, no shit. Thanks for the tip."
2. slang Are you being serious? Although the use of "shit" can be offensive, this usage of the phrase is not intended to be rude. A: "My aunt has a cabin we could use for the weekend." B: "No shit? That would be awesome!"
Really, do you mean it, as in You took her to a prizefight? No shit! This vulgar slangy interjection is used to express surprise, disbelief, or scornful acknowledgment of the obvious.
no shitused as a way of confirming or seeking confirmation of the truth of a statement.
no ˈshit!(taboo, slang)
1 used to show that you are surprised, impressed, etc. or to show that what you are saying is true: ‘That guy’s my brother.’ ‘No shit! Really?’
2 (also no shit, Sherlock!) used when you think somebody has said something that is obvious or that you already know: ‘If it rains we’ll all get wet.’ ‘No shit, Sherlock!’
Sherlock in this expression refers to Sherlock Holmes, the fictional detective.
See also: no
exclam. You are kidding me, aren’t you! (Usually objectionable. Akin to bullshit.) You’re really gonna do it? No shit!
See also: no
1. Used to express disbelief.
2. Used to express contemptuous acknowledgment of the obvious.