The act of defecating. Nothing to do with actual taking of feces.
Also, can be used to describe something that has almost become non-functioning or is poorly performing.
Not to be confused with giving a shit.
Joe is taking a shit.
The stock market is taking a shit today.
I got half way up that last hill and then my transmission started taking a shit.
by cagerat December 1, 2007
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Aside from the relatively obvious use of the phrase (to designate defecation), "take a shit" as a phrase can apply to mechanical devices. An apparatus which wears out or breaks down at a very inconvenient time can be said to "take a shit".
"I told Frank to fix those worn lifters on his car engine but he didn't listen to me. Then when he went on vacation he was crossing the rockies when it took a shit on him. It ruined his vacation."
by Frank Klaune March 7, 2004
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take a shit a less vulgar way to tell someone to fuck off when telling someone to fuck off is inappropriate or unwanted
my neighbors dog shit in my yard and my neighbor refused to clean it up i told him to go take a shit

my girlfriend cheated on me i told her to take a shit
by bluebear April 9, 2020
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To give birth to a pinoy.
I took a shit the other day and when I flushed it, it said "weeeeeeeeeeew ^________^". (To take a shit)
by YTG123 January 23, 2011
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to completely and utterly dominate in competitive nature
"Did you see the Cowboys take a shit on the Eagles last night?"
"We hold all the objectives; we are taking a shit on Team Bravo!"
by BMadz December 16, 2016
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To have your name all over someone's phone, facebook wall, etc. Your presence is recognized.
Dude why did you just take a shit all over my facebook wall. My wall is covered with your wallposts.
by Prettygirlrock December 9, 2010
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