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pissing contest

noun
1.
Slang: Vulgar. a contentious argument; confrontation.
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pissing contest

noun phrase
  1. An argument; disagreement; confrontational debate: warned him against getting into a pissing contest with Bittman/ I'm not going to sit here and get in a pissin' match about petty problems like work shoes
  2. A contest; an unofficial competition

[1970s+; perhaps fr actual vying among boys as to who can project the urinary stream farthest]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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