1. urine; also attrib.
|in Ozark Folksongs and Folklore (1992) II 660: While the ladies, bless the pretty dears, / Must save their pee for nitre.|
|Evil Eye 51: The cailleach gave an unpleasant laugh and said, ‘The milk has gone along with the pee’ .|
|Lars Porsena: The Future of Swearing 42: Pa’s out and ma’s out, let’s talk dirt! / Pee-poh-belly-bottom-drawers.|
|(ref. to late 19C) Amer. Madam (1981) 219: The place stank of pee pots.|
|Horse’s Mouth (1948) 81: Sound in wind and limb except for [...] dermatitis, phlebitis and intermittent retention of the pee.|
|Augie March (1996) 448: Smelling pee in the hall.|
|(con. 1920s) South of Heaven (1994) 18: You boys getting pretty hard up drinking pee.|
|‘Ma’s Out’ in(1979) 137: Ma’s out, Pa’s out, / Let’s talk dirt: / Pee, po, belly, bottom, / Bum, fart, drawers.|
|Sky Ray Lolly 27: A policeman, manoeuvring, got him / by the intact elbow of his pee-stained mac.|
|Breakfast on Pluto 32: Sweat? Stale pee? I really do not think so! The very embodiment of hygiene and good manners!|
|Night Gardener 106: You can buy clean pee.|
|Lush Life 172: He [...] smelled pee-splash bouncing off the wall .|
|Chicago Trib. 18 Aug. TAB-25/1: Not to mention phrases like ‘L-7 weenie’ and ‘pee-drinking crap-face’.|
2. an act of urination.
|Gas-House McGinty 45: He’d be all right if he wasn’t like an old woman, Mueller said. [...] Sure he sits down to take a pea [sic], Billy whispered.|
|Horse’s Mouth (1948) 309: I felt like that little dog in the story who ran out of Lombard Street to do his morning pee against the Bank of England and found it gone.|
|(con. 1940s) Gun in My Hand 158: The appropriate action every Kiwi had anticipated ever since landing in Italy. A pee in the Po.|
|Owning Up (1974) 225: I’d been for a pee.|
|1985 (1980) 155: If it’s a pee you want you’ll have to wait till we get there.|
|Puberty Blues 92: I went for my early morning pee.|
|Decadence in Decadence and Other Plays (1985) 33: Oh! I must have a pee.|
|Share House Blues 39: ‘Don’t forget to have a good pee before we go’.|
|Trainspotting 47: He had needed a pee for the last half-hour.|
|Guardian G2 15 Feb. 17: He came up with the initial concept [...] while ‘having a pee’.|
|Life 359: I was taking a pee with Bobby Keys in Innsbruck, just after a show.|
(Aus. prison) an erection on waking up in the morning.
|Aus. Prison Sl. Gloss. [Internet] Pee hard. The erection males sometimes have on awakening.|
see pisspot n.
to attack violently.
|Semi-Tough 91: Then kick the pee out of somebody else on Sunday.|
|Fireworks (1988) 188: I threatened to beat the pee out of her.‘Sunrise at Midnight’ in|
|Executioner (1973) 91: Scared the pee out of bigshot Varone.|