Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Vulgar Slang Of very poor quality; highly inferior.
  • adj. Vulgar Slang Contemptible; despicable.
  • adj. Vulgar Slang Unfortunate; unpleasant.
  • adj. Vulgar Slang Being in a state of discomfort or unhappiness; miserable.
  • adj. Vulgar Slang Incompetent; inept.
  • adj. Vulgar Slang Trivial; insignificant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Very bad; unpleasant; miserable; insignificant.
  • adj. Under the influence of illicit drugs or alcohol; drunk; high.
  • adj. Annoyed.
  • adj. Covered in crap (faeces/feces).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. very bad

Etymologies

shit +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But according to the transcripts of the calls, Berlusconi made several controversial remarks, vowing at one point to leave Italy which he described as a "shitty country" that "sickened" him.

    CNN.com

  • As we sit here dinking around, hundreds of thousands of kids are growing up without quality parenting, in shitty neighborhoods, spending their tedious days in schools that are over-crowded, underfunded factories staffed by over-worked teachers just trying to keep the kids afloat until they can hopefully all trickle out senior year into low-wage jobs, drug abuse, pregnancy, and the prison system.

    Matthew Yglesias » Charter School Metaphors

  • Luch, she is giving handjobs to be in shitty movies.

    ANNA FARIS’ LATEST MASTERPIECE

  • And the only way I think you can find Halo shitty is if you played it on PC which it is because it is tailor made for the PC.

    Early Halo: Fall of Reach Concept Art Revealed?! « FirstShowing.net

  • Did SMG sign a contract that she is only allowed to appear in shitty US remakes of Korean movies?

    THRILLS ARRIVE IN BODY SWAP MOVIE

  • I thought I could savd one of my stories after some general feedback from kblincoln, but the draft is in "shitty first draft mode" and I can't seem to get out of it.

    Writing blues

  • What makes this worse is the fact that I don't believe in shitty first drafts.

    Writing blues

  • I know from Ann how shitty is is to always get Christmas hand towels in Christmas paper (probably mostly regifted) for a birthday, and to never feel like your day is special of its own accord.

    The Lost Birthday

  • It is exactly why as another officer said on here, we would always target shits in shitty unregistered cars than decent people.

    Default Setting - We are sorry « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • There’s a whole lot of people out there in shitty situations, and a whole lot of them are every bit as pissed and scared as I was, or more.

    Every little thing is going to be all right | Johnny B. Truant

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