piss in the wind
- vbto do something futile, make a doomed attempt. A vulgar version of such collo-quialisms as 'whistle in the wind/dark'.
Contemporary slang . 2014.
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piss in the wind — in. to do something that is futile and counter productive; to waste one’s time doing something. (Usually objectionable.) □ Shut up! You’re just pissing in the wind! □ I’m tired of pissing in the wind. I’m gonna look for a new job … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
piss in the wind — Vrb phrs. To do something futile. E.g. You re pissing in the wind if you think Kristina s going to sleep with you … English slang and colloquialisms
Piss in the wind — embark on a futile course of action … Dictionary of Australian slang
piss in the wind — Australian Slang embark on a futile course of action … English dialects glossary
piss in the wind — v. waste time; do something unproductive or futile … English slang
piss in the wind — do something that is ineffective or a waste of time … Useful english dictionary
piss — /pɪs / (say pis) Colloquial (taboo) –verb (i) 1. to urinate. –noun 2. urine. 3. an act of passing water; urination. 4. a. any alcoholic drink, especially a weak one. b. beer. –phrase 5. all piss and wind (or piss n wind) … Australian English dictionary
piss — 1 verb 1 (I) informal an impolite word meaning to urinate 2 piss all over sb spoken an impolite expression meaning to thoroughly defeat a person or a team 3 piss in the wind spoken an impolite expression meaning to waste time or effort trying to… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
piss — piss1 [pıs] v [i]spoken not polite [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: pissier, from Vulgar Latin pissiare] 1.) to ↑urinate 2.) piss in the wind to waste time or effort trying to do something that is impossible 3.) it is piss … Dictionary of contemporary English
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