The best. This word is very interesting. The important part of it is without THE, an entirely different meaning applies. My teacher is shit= bad teacher. My teacher is THE shit = greatest teacher
by Andrewsky March 04, 2003
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Something that kicks ass. Not to be confused with shit, which is something that sucks ass.
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The best. Originated as a term to describe high quality drug substances. IE, "this is good shit."

Evolved to common usage for any item of high quality. However, in typical usage, the article "the" is required to denote superiority. Without the word "the" prefacing the word "shit," a different, usually negative, meaning applies.
This joint is the shit./This is potent marijuana.
His new car is the shit./His car is excellent.

This joint is shit./This is poor quality marijuana.
His new car is shit./His new car is not desirable.
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War; a battle, used by American soldiers and participants since WWII to describe the chaos of war.
Keep your knees high, we're about to enter the SHIT!
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This word is very interesting. The important part of it is without THE, an entirely different meaning applies. My car is shit= bad car. My car is THE shit = greatest car
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The latest trend, something everyone or one individual is currently into.
"Man, remember the second grade? Silly bands were the shit back then!"
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not just shit, but THE shit. saying just shit is something low class. but saying THE shit means its over the top cool.
person one: mah car is the shit.

person two: your car is just shit. its a ford escort, mon.
by T. Lex June 03, 2005
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