piss away


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piss 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!
See also: away, piss
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

piss away

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]
See also: away, piss
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

piss away

v. Vulgar Slang
To waste or squander something.
See also: away, piss
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

piss something away

tv. to waste all of something, such as time or money. (Usually objectionable.) He pissed away the best possible chances.
See also: away, piss, something
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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