shitty end of the stick

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shitty end of the stick

rude slang The worst, least pleasant, or most difficult aspect of something. Usually used after "get." You have to stay tough during business negotiations or else you may end up getting the shitty end of the stick. With three older brothers, I always get the shitty end of the stick when it comes to doing chores.
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shitty end of the stick

n. the bad side of a bargain; the troublesome part of a transaction. (Usually objectionable.) If you don’t want to get stuck with the shitty end of the stick, you’d better make your plans carefully.
See also: end, of, shitty, stick