piss away(redirected from piss (something) away)
To waste something, especially in a very careless or foolish manner. A noun or pronoun can be used between "piss" and "away." I can't believe you pissed away our life savings at the racecourse. I had a lot of strings to get you a meeting with the CEO, so don't piss this opportunity away!
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Squander, waste, as in They've pissed away a fortune on those horses. This term uses piss in the sense of "discharge something as though it were urine." [ Vulgar slang; first half of 1900s]
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v. Vulgar Slang
To waste or squander something.
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piss something away
tv. to waste all of something, such as time or money. (Usually objectionable.) He pissed away the best possible chances.
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