the shits


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the shits

vulgar slang A case of diarrhea. I get the shits when I drink too much coffee, so I tend to avoid it altogether. Something I ate has been giving me the shits all day.
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the shits

n. diarrhea. (Usually objectionable.) I can’t eat that stuff. It always gives me the shits.
See also: shit
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