diarrhea
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˌdaɪ.əˈɹiː.ə/
Noun

diarrhea

  1. A gastrointestinal disorder characterized by frequent and very fluid or watery bowel movements.
  2. (chiefly, US, UK) The watery or very soft excrement that comes from such bowel movements.
    • 2008, Danna Korn and Connie Sarros, Gluten-Free Cooking for Dummies, Chapter 1 ↗:
      My Pampers bill is higher than your paycheck, my hands are raw from washing them every six minutes, and I do eight loads of laundry a day because everything we own is covered in diarrhea, and you want me to "plug him up" and wait another three weeks?
    • 2014, L. A. Knight, Dog Training the American Male, 221 ↗:
      Why was she covered in diarrhea?
Synonyms Related terms Translations Translations
  • French: chiasse
  • Russian: жидкий стул



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