To be in deep trouble with no solution.
(It's actually "Up shit creek without a paddle" --- scans better than "with no paddle."
There he was with two nickel bags and the narcs at the door. He knew he was up shit creek without a paddle.
To be in a bad situation which is either slowly or rapidly getting worse with no evident way out. Should you be armed with a paddle, you still, typically, have a slow long recovery
As soon as the principal saw the smirnoff bottle in my hand, I knew that I was "up shit creek"
To be in an undesirable place, or to be in trouble. A contraction of "Up shit creek without a paddle." It can be made to define even more extreme circumstances by adding the suffix "with the repo men on the shore waiting for the boat"
"I was up Shit Creek without a paddle, and the repo men were waiting on the shore for the boat."
1) To be in deep trouble with no solution, also called 'up shit creek with no paddle
2) To be up to your arms in a flowing river of faeces and mucus.
Term describing being caught in the act of anal sex with same sex partner
They caught him up shit creek in the supply tent.