piss oneself v.
1. lit. to urinate on oneself.
|Burlesque Homer (4th edn) II 16: What shame! [...] / Ye all bepiss’d yourselves for fear.|
|Far from the Customary Skies 112: Brooklyn says you pissed yourself.|
|Owning Up (1974) 117: There I was [...] the gude whisky running down in a stream betwen ma legs and making a pool on the street. ‘Have you pussed ye’sel?’ he asks.|
|High Windows 19: You keep on pissing yourself, and can’t remember.‘The Old Fools’ in|
|Stand (1990) 1221: He was just about pissing himself.|
|Herald Rev. (Decatur, IL) 7 Feb. 3/3: Bean’r pissed herself.|
|Death Minus Zero (1998) 160: They start bawling, or even piss in their knickers [...] Jesus, people start pissing themselves, you just want to pack up and go home.|
|You Got Nothing Coming 205: So you did, in fact, proceed to piss yourself!|
|Dirty South 180: I couldn’t walk in a straight line and I pissed myself twice.|
2. to be utterly terrified, whether lit. causing urination or not.
|We Think The World Of You (1971) 123: ‘Did he get into trouble?’ ‘No, but ’e didn’t half piss ‘isself.’.|
|Living Black 300: They talk fight but piss themselves in fear.|
|(con. 1920s) Emerald Square 57: The poor man was pissing himself with fright.|
|(con. 1973) Johnny Porno 55: ‘Let’s not get carried away’ [...] ‘Don’t piss yourself’, Hastings said.|
3. to laugh uproariously; usu. the urination is just fig.
|‘Lament to a Beaufort’ in Mess Songs & Rhymes of the RAAF 19: But when he sees those Beauforts, all U/S two weeks after, / He smartly changes from shitting, and pissed himself with laughter.|
|Sel. Letters (1992) 119: Well thanks for Your letar, you can certanly Spinn a yarn, I was fare peng myself at the Finnish.letter 17 July in Thwaite|
|(con. 1940s) Borstal Boy 249: Old Tessie just looked down at ’im and pisses ‘imself laughing.|
|Guntz 109: I went on, almost pissing myself with laughter.|
|Glass Canoe (1982) 57: Danny’s pissing himself laughing by this time.|
|Decadence in Decadence and Other Plays (1985) 15: Pissed myself laughing.|
|Trainspotting 40: Nina thought that she would piss herself.|
|Guardian Guide 1–6 Jan. 44: The kids would still be pissing themselves laughing.|
|Killing Pool 139: ‘We need to talk about Kalan.’ He’s not exactly pissing himself. ‘Yes, I’m well aware...’.|