Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A salina or saline playa; a dried-up salt lake. See shott.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of shit.

Etymologies

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From Old English scāt (scītan), from Proto-Germanic *skait (*skītanan, "to defecate, excrete"), from Proto-Indo-European *sḱeyd- (“to part with, separate, cut off”).

Examples

  • You DO know what the word shat is past-tense of, right?

    More Shat

  • It was as if a walk in the park on a beautiful day was 'shat' upon by the demon of unhappiness.

    Obama Airing New Ad In Montana

  • Ooooh he said "shat" heee hee Why don't you use this blog for something positive for this city and actually discuss the issues, rather than putting people down for being political activists and trying to make a difference.

    I Told You So

  • My "self-assured" "shat" was not at all different from Keith's attitude towards the film.

    On Violence and Restraint in The Dark Knight

  • Who else would you like to see artistically aged? please shatter my TV then lodge the pieces in my now useless brain sort of way, but this time William Shatner and Show Me the Money have officially taken their ongoing quest to make '' shat '' happen too far.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • Not to mention plastering words beginning with "shat -" onscreen.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • Not to mention plastering words beginning with "shat -" onscreen.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • Who else would you like to see artistically aged? please shatter my TV then lodge the pieces in my now useless brain sort of way, but this time William Shatner and Show Me the Money have officially taken their ongoing quest to make '' shat '' happen too far.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • Who else would you like to see artistically aged? please shatter my TV then lodge the pieces in my now useless brain sort of way, but this time William Shatner and Show Me the Money have officially taken their ongoing quest to make '' shat '' happen too far.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • Not to mention plastering words beginning with "shat -" onscreen.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Comments

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  • Supposedly, the past tense of shit, falsely formed on the model of sit and sat. But it's amusing nonetheless.

    February 21, 2007

  • "Falsely formed"? I think it sounds way better than shitted, don't you?

    February 21, 2007

  • How about "shot"?

    Wait...never mind.

    February 21, 2007

  • It does make sense that it follows the pattern of sit and sat. My question is why doesn't 'fit' follow the same pattern? I can definitely see the relationship between 'fit' and 'fat'.

    September 18, 2007

  • I was given a suppository and told to keep it in for 20 minutes. I got cramp up the arse and shat after 5 minutes.

    - Peter Reading, C, 1984

    August 2, 2008

  • Dr. Shat

    August 2, 2008

  • Darqueau, why aren't you sleeping?! Go to bed!

    ("I'm wide awake, it's morning".)

    August 2, 2008

  • you really want to know pro...?

    I've been out dancing all night with hot boys (and girls)...!

    Brighteyes is a whiny emo hipster. I Love Him almost as much as I abhor him.

    August 2, 2008

  • why are you asking me this BTW?

    I'm in no condition to respond coherently.

    August 2, 2008

  • (*hopes he's finally sleeping*)

    I am the official night guard of this place. I have to make sure Wordies sleep well and enough.

    August 2, 2008