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shitty

[shit-ee] /ˈʃɪt i/
adjective, shittier, shittiest. Slang: Vulgar.
1.
inferior or contemptible.
2.
inept or insignificant.
3.
unfortunate or unpleasant.
4.
wretchedly bad; miserable.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; shit + -y1
Related forms
shittiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for shittiness

shitty

adj.

1924, from shit (n.) + -y (2). Earlier was shitten.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for shittiness

shitty

adjective
  1. Mean; malicious; nasty: accepted what he characterized as his ''shitty offer''
  2. Tedious and unpleasant; futile; wearing: a real shitty day
  3. Unwell; ill: Ralph, I feel shitty tonight (1920s+)

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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