piss in the wind

piss in the wind
Vrb phrs. To do something futile. E.g."You're pissing in the wind if you think Kristina's going to sleep with you."

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  • piss in the wind — in. to do something that is futile and counter productive; to waste one’s time doing something. (Usually objectionable.) □ Shut up! You’re just pissing in the wind! □ I’m tired of pissing in the wind. I’m gonna look for a new job …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • piss in the wind — vb to do something futile, make a doomed attempt. A vulgar version of such collo quialisms as whistle in the wind/dark …   Contemporary slang

  • Piss in the wind — embark on a futile course of action …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • piss in the wind — Australian Slang embark on a futile course of action …   English dialects glossary

  • piss in the wind — v. waste time; do something unproductive or futile …   English slang

  • piss in the wind — do something that is ineffective or a waste of time …   Useful english dictionary

  • piss — /pɪs / (say pis) Colloquial (taboo) –verb (i) 1. to urinate. –noun 2. urine. 3. an act of passing water; urination. 4. a. any alcoholic drink, especially a weak one. b. beer. –phrase 5. all piss and wind (or piss n wind) …  

  • piss — 1 verb 1 (I) informal an impolite word meaning to urinate 2 piss all over sb spoken an impolite expression meaning to thoroughly defeat a person or a team 3 piss in the wind spoken an impolite expression meaning to waste time or effort trying to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • piss — piss1 [pıs] v [i]spoken not polite [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: pissier, from Vulgar Latin pissiare] 1.) to ↑urinate 2.) piss in the wind to waste time or effort trying to do something that is impossible 3.) it is piss …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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