Shitting ourselves - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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1. rude slang Literally, to defecate while still wearing one's clothing. I need you to pull over the car right now, or else I'm going to shit myself!
2. rude slang By extension, to be very surprised. When I saw that the magazine had published my letter to the editor, I practically shit myself!
References in periodicals archive
We were absolutely shitting ourselves
that the cars wouldn't finish the race because everytime we ran yesterday, they stopped.
Sewn from patterned cloth at birth, stitched too tight or scarcely basted, we keep shitting ourselves
but no one comes to change us.