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

  • adj. Vulgar Slang Extremely irritated or angry. Often used with off.
  • adj. Chiefly British Vulgar Slang Intoxicated; drunk.

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of piss.
  • adj. Drunk.
  • adj. Annoyed, angry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Angered or very annoyed.

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

  • adj. very drunk
  • adj. aroused to impatience or anger


Derived from piss. (Wiktionary)



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  • Aus = both.

    July 22, 2008

  • In US, they are angry that they are pissed (=they are pissed that they are pissed). In UK, however, they are pissed when they are angry (=they are pissed when they are pissed). :P

    ETA. And in Australia, they are pissed when they are pissed that they are pissed.

    July 22, 2008

  • US = angry
    UK = drunk

    see also pissed off, piss artist

    July 22, 2008