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Definition of the shit hit the fan

the shit hit the fan

interjection

  • "something bad happened."
    When my parents got home, the shit hit the fan.

    Last edited on Mar 29 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'fan':

Definitions include: a male fan devoted to a particular thing.
Definitions include: "fan" + "fiction".
Definitions include: fan fiction is a genre of fiction stories written about celebrities, or a story using the celebrities names and certain personality traits.
Definitions include: emphatic way of saying "fantastic."
Definitions include: the roasting of cosplayers over an open fire.
Definitions include: a fan-produced magazine for other fans (of a music band, etc.)
Definitions include: to go wrong.
Definitions include: trouble about to begin.
Definitions include: acronym for "shit hits the fan".

Other terms relating to 'hit':

Definitions include: something popular but lacking in substance.
Definitions include: extremely ugly
Definitions include: messy, trashy, or dilapidated.
Definitions include: see home run.
Definitions include: to rob somebody or win a large amount of money gambling.
Definitions include: see touchdown.
Definitions include: to be at one's lowest point in life.
Definitions include: to travel on the highway or interstate.
Definitions include: to have sex.
Definitions include: to have sex with a person and then stop seeing that person.
Definitions include: to get along well.
Definitions include: to have unprotected sex.
Definitions include: it refers to a music, drinking, smoking or anything you can do.
Definitions include: a list of people to murder / assassinate.
Definitions include: to attempt to attract verbally; "flirt with".

Other terms relating to 'shit':

Definitions include: to act superior.
Definitions include: See act like (one's) shit doesn't stink.
Definitions include: used to emphasize the preceding statement.
Definitions include: crazy.
Definitions include: "very".
Definitions include: offensive shade of yellow
Definitions include: a despicable person.
Definitions include: very crazy.
Definitions include: to beat severely.
Definitions include: to beat severely.
Definitions include: foul-smelling loose stools experienced the day after heavy drinking.
Definitions include: to be present in large numbers.
Definitions include: extremely bored.
Definitions include: to make a person extremely bored.
Definitions include: a large muscular person.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.

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