(S.Afr.) terrified, lit. ‘shit-scared’.
|Caterpillar Cop 81: ‘He was very frightened, boss?’ ‘Poop scared.’.|
|Snake 84: At least they can’t be so poop-scared of him!|
|Sat. Night at the Palace (1985) 69: No wonder he’s so poep-scared – they catch him for this it’s life!|
|Under the Sun 33: In the ember hours I retreated poep-scared to my eggshell hiding from the dying of the light.|
|Make A Skyf, Man! 84: I was poep-scared man, with no idea of where I might end up.|
|Mail & Guardian (Johannesburg) 14 Oct. [Internet] The ANC is poep-scared that if the opposition coalesce they will be out of power.|