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scared witless

Slang definitions & phrases for scared witless

scared spitless

adjective phrase

Very frightened; terrified; scared shitless: They were scared spitless at the prospect of appearing in a play

[1930s+; two plausible euphemisms for scared shitless]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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