1. redolent of urine, usu in odour but also colour.
|Call It Sleep (1977) 226: Izzy Pissy! Cock-eye Mulligan! [Ibid.] 255: Gee, bath too I have to take! She’ll see. Pissy-pants.|
|Hist. of Rome Hanks 20: It smelt warm and pissy in that timber.|
|Coll. Stories (1990) 267: He came to old man Pissy’s bunk [...] he could tell it by the smell of urine and offal.‘Friends’ in|
|Get Your Ass in the Water (1974) 214: He had little pissy babies and they were running all about.|
|(con. 1940s) Danger Tree 77: The smell that came from them was nothing like the salty, pissy smell of an European urinal.|
|Whores for Gloria 9: The pissy reek of Jones Street gave Jimmy [...] dry heaves.|
|Grits 317: The end uv me knob [...] presses cold on the pissy porcelain.|
|Viva La Madness 130: We tro over the bridge, down a pissy alleyway, and emerge.|
|Panopticon (2013) 12: Ed has a frizzy ginger mullet [...] a pissy-orange colour.|
|Diaries 145: Peter Eade evening. A very pissy affair. Dinner at Belle Etoile & I got rather tight.|
|Goodbye to The Hill (1966) 145: She didn’t drink herself and she didn’t approve of people who did, but for the pissy oul’ fellas that lived in the flats she never ran any of them down.|
|Lex. of Cadet Lang. 272: usage: ‘She was not too pissy to walk (sort of), but no way could she drive.’.|
|Makes Me Wanna Holler (1995) 334: I’d get pissy-drunk and harmonize on tunes by the Temptations.|
|‘Amityville’ [lyrics] Pissy-drunk, throwin up in the urinal.|
|Fever Kill 60: A fat, pissy alcoholic.|
|in Sweet Daddy 15: Real pissy life, Doc.|
|Big Easy 87: You come over here [...] the only spook that’s ever been up these pissy stairs – just to ask me what’s happening.|
|In La-La Land We Trust (1999) 167: ‘How’s the weather out there?’ ‘Pissy.’.|
|Curvy Lovebox 82: Cross the pissy canal over the junction.|
|Nature Girl 86: I don’t see why you’re so pissy. It’s just a name.|
|Wire ser. 5 ep. 2 [TV script] pissy little bitch today.‘Unconfirmed Reports’|
|Finders Keepers (2016) 207: Enough [contraband] to get him marked down if the screw’s in a pissy mood.|
4. weak, ineffectual, trifling.
|Hall of Mirrors (1987) 318: You pissy little snot.|
|Choirboys (1976) (1977) 237: I suspect he’s one a these pissy pork pullers.|
|Homesickness (1999) 20: The beer’s pissy too.|
|Candy 33: We spent a week [...] smoking some pissy blond hash.|
|Skinny Dip 211: He heard some pissy liberal refer to the federal farm bill as corporate welfare.|
see pissant adj.
1. (also pissy-arsed) extremely drunk.
|My Days of Anger 98: ‘We’re all pissy-arsed,’ Marty said. ‘And getting more pissy-arsed,’ Red said.|
|Folded Leaf (1999) 167: Reinhart, you’re drunk, you’re pissyass drunk. You’re so drunk the bed’s going round.|
|(con. WWII) And Then We Heard The Thunder (1964) 420: Let’s go somewhere to some goddamn pub [...] and get pissy-ass drunk.|
|Maledicta IX 161: No American would say [...] pissy-arsed (which Eric Partridge renders as ‘prone to crapulous inebriation’ – ain’t that a pisser!).|
|White Shoes 73: Thirty hours stuck on that plane eating piss-ass airline food.|
|Iced 169: He don’t even seem to care if I see him piss-ass-stinkin’-drunk!!!|
|Armageddon to Zen 16: Come on, you, pissy-arsed, drunken bugger!|
2. (US, also piss-assed, pissy-assed, pissy pants) insignificant, useless, juvenile.
|letter 12 Mar. in Charters I (1995) 336: You pissy ass Seattle, you dullpoke old Minneapolis St Paul.|
|(con. early 1950s) Valhalla 161: Like what a silly pissyass Testical Sergeant in the Marine Corps would do?|
|Blues for Mister Charlie 42: Every one of them’s got some piss-assed faggoty white boy on a string somewhere.|
|Thanatos 303: You went in there a pissy-pants brat.|
|Digger’s Game (1981) 108: He didles along for twenny years with this pissy-ass little operation.|
|Jones Men 89: I don’t know if you’re not some piss-ass undercover cop.|
|Different Seasons (1995) 455: You’re just a sawed-off pint-sized pissy-assed little runt.|
|Breaks 107: I did a slow pan around his piss-ass office.|
|Way Past Cool 137: Gets him a gun an everything. A real gun, not some piss-ass little toy like yours!|
3. a synon. for bloody adj. (1), fucking adj. etc.
|in Sweet Daddy 80: What’s so piss ass funny?|
|(con. early 1950s) Valhalla 304: Always a pissyass rain.|
|Tenants (1972) 88: My chick and I had a piss-ass flap and I ain’t planning to go back there.|
|Rat on Fire (1982) 61: I know he’s had a piss-ass day.|
1. (US) extremely drunk.
|Exit 3 and Other Stories 8: You’re pissy-eyed.|
|Thief 349: I went out [...] and got the drunkest I been in all my born days. I mean – pissy-eyed!|
|New York Mag. 19 Aug. 81/2: [He] always comes back, turning up at her room pissy-eyed and mumbly.|
|Trial 59: Men who might get pissy-eyed drunk on Saturday night and lie down in the cobbled streets.|
|Gemini Smiled 150: Before he wrote it though, he’d go and get pissy-eyed drunk.|
|Excrements 157: His tongue was hanging down along his slack jaw like a fat anchovy, and he had a kind of snide pissy-eyed look .|
2. (N.Z.) (mildly) drunk.
|Dict. of Kiwi Sl. 85/1: pissy-eyed drunk, but probably mildly.|
|Reed Dict. of N.Z. Sl. [as cit. 1988].|
see pissing-tail adj.
(US black/drugs) marijuana that burns with a slightly urinous smell.
|Ebonics Primer at www.dolemite.com [Internet] pissy weed Definition: some good weed that got a pissy smell when burned. Example: Nigga this that pissy weed.|
|www.rollitup.org 17 Mar. [Internet] You go ahead and smoke that ‘pissy weed’ I’ll keep medicating with the good shit.|