piss (in) one’s pants v.
1. to be terrified (cf. pee (in) one’s pants under pee v.).
|[||Burlesque Homer (3rd edn) 288: Though several folks, when seiz’d with twitches / Pray hard, but first they piss their breeches].|
|Tropic of Cancer (1963) 108: Carl is pissing in his pants. It’s one thing to write letters to a woman you don’t know, it’s another thing entirely to call on her and make love to her.|
|Tucker’s People (1944) 67: If it’s a small thing, you’re all right. But if it’s a big thing, you piss in your pants.|
|(con. WWII) And Then We Heard The Thunder (1964) 277: He confided his fear to Solly. ‘I’m pissing my pants.’.|
|Garden of Sand (1981) 500: Shit, he’s about to piss his pants.|
|(con. 1940s) Tattoo (1977) 238: You ever see such a punk? Shittin his blues. Pissin his pants. You’re yellow as baby shit.|
|Cogan’s Trade (1975) 153: He was probably pissing his pants when he called me.|
|Forced Landing 162: Orraaight, don’t piss in your broeks!‘Waiting for Leila’ in Mutloatse|
|Skin Tight 146: You would’ve pissed your pants if you’d been there.|
|Do or Die (1992) 162: I pull my gat outta my pocket – big ole .38 – and stick it in his face [...] Dude almost pissed his pants.|
|Destination: Morgue! (2004) 314: He pissed his pants and poured out postnasal drip.‘Hot-Prowl Rape-O’ in|
|Rough Riders 145: Don’t piss your pants so fast, sonny [...] That’s a worst case scenario.|
|Finders Keepers (2016) 292: He hopes he won’t piss in his pants.|
2. (US) to be very excited, in a state of suspense.
|(con. early 1950s) Valhalla 440: If you don’t quit jumping around you’re like to piss your pants.|
|Flesh and Blood (1978) 28: Wuddya gettin’ excited for, pretty boy? You gonna piss your pants, you get any more excited.|
|Somebody Down Here Likes Me, Too 96: They all pissin in their pants.|
|(con. 1920s) Legs 123: Every goddamned yokel in the car’s pissing his pants wondering what’s going on.|
3. to be irritable or angry.
|Jim Brady 31: Why do you look as though you pissed your pants? We both got through.|
|Airtight Willie and Me 32: He’s going to piss in his pants when he finds the ’ho has cleaned him out.|
4. to laugh hysterically.
|Last Exit to Brooklyn (1966) 63: Her big lardass was wrigglin and we were pissin in our pants.|
|After Hours 72: I was pissin’ in my pants.|
|Black Swan Green 114: One whole minute later Darren Moran was still pissing his pants.|
5. to make a fool of oneself.
|Stand (1990) 60: It’s no fun to watch a friend who’s, like, pissed his pants and doesn’t even know it.|
6. to be very keen.
|(con. 1920s) Legs 88: I could tell by Bert’s kisser and the way he looked at the shooters on the front table that he was pissing in his pants to get in it.|