1) a futile act
2) a not-so-subtle way of asking someone to go away and not come back for a while.
by charlie root June 9, 2003
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A term used to express an unwillingness to engage in further conversation.
Jon: Hey Gary, are you going to get Mark that CD player?

Gary: Tell him to piss up a rope!
by The Boy Who Never Speaks November 3, 2011
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It's like " go take a long walk on a short pier". It would be very hard to piss up a rope. It's also like telling someone to "fuck off" or "go get lost". A widely used term in the 50's and 60's by men who worked in factories together for extended periods of time.
Shakey was so mad at Ralph that he told him to "go piss up a rope". Ralph was so stupid that he actually obtained a large piece of rope and proceeded to urinate on it while it was held in a vertical position.
by SkipSpike666 October 21, 2017
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A rope is like a wick in a candle, if it’s wet it’s not going to go anywhere but down. Hence its useless to try that strategy.
Asking that person to help is like pissing up a wet rope.
by Notsobrite June 25, 2022
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