follow Dictionary.com

Check out new words added to Dictionary.com

without a pot to piss in

Slang definitions & phrases for without a pot to piss in

not have a pot to piss in

Related Terms

not have a pot to piss in


not have a pot to piss in

verb phrase

To be very poor and deprived; be penniless: entering their middle years without a pot to piss in (1930s+)


with one's left hand

adverb phrase

At less than full efficiency; more or less casually: Talese said, ''The Frank Sinatra piece is something I dashed off with my left hand''

[the Oxford English Dictionary in the 1903 volume lists work with the left hand, ''implying inefficiency of performance,'' as obsolete, without dates or examples]


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

Word of the Day

Word Value for without

13
13
Scrabble Words With Friends