English: shit

English verb 'shit' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to shit
Participle: shit
Gerund: shitting

Indicative

Present

Ishit
youshit
he;she;itshits
weshit
youshit
theyshit

Perfect

Ihave shit
youhave shit
he;she;ithas shit
wehave shit
youhave shit
theyhave shit

Past

Ishit
youshit
he;she;itshit
weshit
youshit
theyshit

Pluperfect

Ihad shit
youhad shit
he;she;ithad shit
wehad shit
youhad shit
theyhad shit

Future

Iwill shit
youwill shit
he;she;itwill shit
wewill shit
youwill shit
theywill shit

Future perfect

Iwill have shit
youwill have shit
he;she;itwill have shit
wewill have shit
youwill have shit
theywill have shit

Subjunctive

Present

Ishit
youshit
he;she;itshit
weshit
youshit
theyshit

Perfect

Ihave shit
youhave shit
he;she;ithave shit
wehave shit
youhave shit
theyhave shit

Imperfect

Ishit
youshit
he;she;itshit
weshit
youshit
theyshit

Pluperfect

Ihad shit
youhad shit
he;she;ithad shit
wehad shit
youhad shit
theyhad shit

Conditional

Present

Iwould shit
youwould shit
he;she;itwould shit
wewould shit
youwould shit
theywould shit

Perfect

Iwould have shit
youwould have shit
he;she;itwould have shit
wewould have shit
youwould have shit
theywould have shit

Imperative

youshit
weLet's shit
youshit

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

Iam shitting
youare shitting
he;she;itis shitting
weare shitting
youare shitting
theyare shitting

Perfect

Ihave been shitting
youhave been shitting
he;she;ithas been shitting
wehave been shitting
youhave been shitting
theyhave been shitting

Past

Iwas shitting
youwere shitting
he;she;itwas shitting
wewere shitting
youwere shitting
theywere shitting

Pluperfect

Ihad been shitting
youhad been shitting
he;she;ithad been shitting
wehad been shitting
youhad been shitting
theyhad been shitting

Future

Iwill be shitting
youwill be shitting
he;she;itwill be shitting
wewill be shitting
youwill be shitting
theywill be shitting

Future perfect

Iwill have been shitting
youwill have been shitting
he;she;itwill have been shitting
wewill have been shitting
youwill have been shitting
theywill have been shitting

Conditional

Present

Iwould be shitting
youwould be shitting
he;she;itwould be shitting
wewould be shitting
youwould be shitting
theywould be shitting

Perfect

Iwould have been shitting
youwould have been shitting
he;she;itwould have been shitting
wewould have been shitting
youwould have been shitting
theywould have been shitting

Additional Information

Phrasal Verbs

Etymology

O.E. scitan, from P.Gmc. *skit-, from PIE *skheid- "split, divide, separate." Related to shed (v.) on the notion of "separation" from the body (cf. L. excrementum, from excernere "to separate"). It is thus a cousin to science and conscience. The noun is O.E. scitte "purging;" sense of "excrement" dates from 1585, from the verb. Despite what you read in an e-mail, "shit" is not an acronym. The notion that it is a recent word may be because the word was taboo from c.1600 and rarely appeared in print (neither Shakespeare not the KJV has it), and even in "vulgar" publications of the late 18c. it is disguised by dashes. It drew the wrath of censors as late as 1922 ("Ulysses" and "The Enormous Room"), scandalized magazine subscribers in 1957 (a Hemingway story in "Atlantic Monthly") and was omitted from some dictionaries as recently as 1970 ("Webster's New World"). Extensive slang usage; verb meaning "to lie, to tease" is from 1934; that of "to disrespect" is from 1903. Noun use for "obnoxious person" is since at least 1508; meaning "misfortune, trouble" is attested from 1937. Shat is a humorous past tense form, not etymological, first recorded 18c. Shite, now a jocular or slightly euphemistic variant, formerly a dialectal variant, reflects the vowel in the O.E. verb (cf. Ger. scheissen). Shit-faced "drunk" is 1960s student slang; shit list is from 1942. To not give a shit "not care" is from 1922; up shit creek "in trouble" is from 1937. Scared shitless first recorded 1936.
"The expression [the shit hits the fan] is related to, and may well derive from, an old joke. A man in a crowded bar needed to defecate but couldn't find a bathroom, so he went upstairs and used a hole in the floor. Returning, he found everyone had gone except the bartender, who was cowering behind the bar. When the man asked what had happened, the bartender replied, 'Where were you when the shit hit the fan?' " [Hugh Rawson, "Wicked Words," 1989]