Slang Words for Poop (and How to Use Them Correctly)

Going to the bathroom is something that many people act shy about. Discussing it with any degree of detail is often seen as childish and immature, despite the fact that it’s a natural and regular occurrence.

We’re going to break into this taboo topic today by sharing 100 slang words for poop in this guide. Hopefully, these terms and phrases will give you a good laugh and a new way to refer to your own trips to the bathroom.


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Slang Words for Poop (in Alphabetical Order)

A

A Jumper at the Door

Meaning:

  • (Noun): US paratrooper slang for when you feel as if you’re ready to go to the bathroom.
  • Example: “I’ve got a jumper at the door, so give me a few minutes.”

B

Bake a Loaf

Meaning:

  • (Verb): The act of defecating.
  • Example: “Excuse me – I need to bake a loaf.”

Blow Mud

Meaning:

  • (Verb): A somewhat vulgar way to refer to pooping. This usually calls to mind when you have diarrhea, so it’s on the graphic side.
  • Example: “He needed to take a break to blow mud.”

Brown Anchor

Meaning:

  • (Noun): A piece of poop.
  • Example: “Someone left a brown anchor in the toilet. Disgusting.”

Brown Dog Scratching at the Back Door

Meaning:

  • (Noun): The state of feeling like you have to relieve yourself. This is similar to “a jumper at the door.”

Build a Log Cabin

Meaning:

  • (Verb): Going to the bathroom.

Bust a Grumpy

Meaning:

  • (Verb): Another phrase that means using the restroom.

Butt Baby

Meaning:

  • (Noun): A somewhat childish and humorous slang word referring to stool.

Butt Truffles

Meaning:

  • (Noun): Another funny phrase referencing a piece of poop.

C

Caca/Kaka

Meaning:

  • (Noun): Childish word for stool. Normally, an adult wouldn’t say something like this unless they were speaking to a child.

Catch Up on Some Reading

Meaning:

  • (Expression): A euphemism for the act of defecating.

Churn Dookie Butter

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Another euphemism that references going to the bathroom.

Claim the Porcelain Throne

Meaning:

  • (Expression): A saying that refers to how one sits on a toilet in order to go to the bathroom.

Code Brown

Meaning:

  • (Noun): Slang term for when someone has defecated in their pants. Keep in mind that this has a drastically different meaning in an actual hospital.

Coil Some Rope

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Another expression for pooping.

Crap

Meaning:

  • (Noun): A more common slang term that describes stool. It can also be used as an exclamation that indicates displeasure, anger, or upset.
  • Example: “Crap! I left my wallet at home.”

Cut Some Brownies

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Euphemism for going to the bathroom.

D

Decorate the Oval Office

Meaning:

  • (Expression): A less common way of referencing using the toilet.

Defecate

Meaning:

  • (Verb): Medical terminology for pooping. This isn’t likely to be used in day-to-day speech.
  • Example: “The patient defecated on the floor in the operating room.”

Deliver a Load

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Phrase that means you are going to the bathroom.

Dingleberry

Meaning:

  • (Noun): A mixture of poop and toilet paper that can get left behind in your butt after wiping.
  • Example: “Did you make sure you didn’t have any dingleberries after going to the bathroom?”

Doodoo

Meaning:

  • (Noun): Childish slang for stool. Not commonly used by adults.

Doody/Doodie

Meaning:

  • (Noun): More childish slang for stool that is similar to doodoo.

Dookie

Meaning:

  • (Noun): Slang for stool. Also an album by the band Green Day.

Drop a Bomb

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Euphemism for defecation. Be careful where you say this one, as it may be perceived as threatening in some situations.

Drop a Deuce

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Another euphemism for going to the bathroom.

Drop Anchor

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Rare phrase that describes using the restroom.

Drop Potatoes in the Crock Pot

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Uncommon phrase for pooping.

Drop the Kids off at the Pool

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Common euphemism for pooping.

Dropping Airborne Rangers in the Drop Zone

Meaning:

  • (Expression): US military slang for pooping.

Dropping Fudge

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Uncommon slang for pooping that also usually references some absurd amount for comedic purposes.
  • Example: “I had to drop a pound or two of fudge before going to the party.”

Droppings

Meaning:

  • (Noun): Somewhat more polite way of referring to a piece of poop. Usually refers to animal poop rather than human.
  • Example: “The bear left some droppings in our backyard.”

Dump

Meaning:

  • (Noun): A piece of poop. This is usually used in a verb sense by saying something like, “taking a dump.”

Dung

Meaning:

  • (Noun): Another delicate, politer way of referring to stool. Used similarly to droppings.

F

Fart Pebbles

Meaning:

  • (Noun): Phrase that refers to poop. It’s kind of like shart, in that it implies you got more than you bargained for after a fart.

Feed the Fish

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Euphemism for going to the bathroom.

File Paperwork

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Another euphemism for pooping.

Floater

Meaning:

  • (Noun): A piece of poop that floats on the surface of the toilet water.
  • Example: “Someone left a nasty floater in the bathroom. Beware.”

Food Baby

Meaning:

  • (Noun): Term that can refer to an individual turd or a bloated belly after eating too much.

G

Gotta Go

Meaning:

  • (Verb): What you say when you need to use the bathroom. This does not in itself describe the act of pooping, but you use it to indicate you have to poop.
  • Example: “Before we leave, I gotta go to the bathroom quick.”

Grease the Bowl

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Phrase that describes pooping.

Grow a Tail

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Another phrase that describes pooping. An alternative way to say this one is “grow a monkey tail.”

Guano

Meaning:

  • (Noun): A word for poop that usually refers to excrement from birds and bats.
  • Example: “Did you know that brand of makeup contains guano?”

H

Head to the John

Meaning:

  • (Expression): This one is similar to gotta go. It means you need to use the bathroom, not that you are actively defecating.

Hershey Squirt

Meaning:

  • (Noun): Creative way of referring to diarrhea.
  • Example: “She’s got the Hershey squirts, so she took the day off work.”

L

Launch a Butt Shuttle

Meaning:

  • (Expression): The act of defecating.

Launch an Anal Rocket

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Alternative version of saying “launching a butt shuttle.”

Lay a Brick

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Euphemism for using the restroom.

Lay a Cable

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Another way of saying “lay a brick.”

Let the Dogs Out

Meaning:

  • (Expression): A saying that refers to the act of pooping.

Liquidate Assets

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Going to the bathroom.

Log

Meaning:

  • (Noun):  piece of poop.

Log an Entry

Meaning:

  • (Expression): A business-oriented way of saying you need to use the restroom.

Log Out

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Another businessy method of referring to defecation.

Loose the Turtles

Meaning:

  • (Expression): A rare euphemism for going to the bathroom.

M

Make a Deposit

Meaning:

  • (Expression): A good euphemism to use for pooping if you don’t want to be obvious about what you’re doing.

Make a Mud Pie

Meaning:

  • (Expression): This is a more childish euphemism for using the bathroom.

Make a Sacrifice to the Porcelain Gods

Meaning:

  • (Expression): A fun way to tell someone you’ve gone to the bathroom.

Make Room for Lunch

Meaning:

  • (Expression): A euphemism for pooping. You can technically substitute it for any meal – it doesn’t have to be lunch.

Making an Offering on the Porcelain Throne

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Alternative way of saying making a sacrifice to the porcelain gods.

N

Natural Chocolate

Meaning:

  • (Noun): A lesser-known joking term for poop.

Night Soil

Meaning:

  • (Noun): Another rare word for poop.

Number Two

Meaning:

  • (Noun): Childish phrase for poop. More commonly used by kids than by adults.

O

Open the Gates

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Rare expression that refers to defecation

P

Park some Bark

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Uncommon phrase that can be used to talk about going to the bathroom.

Pinch off a Loaf

Meaning:

  • (Expression): This is probably one of the more popular ways of discussing defecation.

Pinch One Off

Meaning:

  • (Expression): A variation on the phrase, “pinch off a loaf.”

Plant Corn

Meaning:

  • (Expression): The act of pooping.

Poo Poo

Meaning:

  • (Noun): Poop.
  • Example: “Someone left poo poo on the floor!”
  • (Verb): Childish method of saying you’re going to the bathroom.
  • Example: “I need to go poo poo.”

Pop a Squat

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Less common way of saying pooping. It can sometimes be used to say that you’re going to sit down, too.

Poseidon’s Kiss/Neptune’s Kiss

Meaning:

  • (Noun): When toilet water splashes up against your butt while you’re pooping.

Prairie Dogging

Meaning:

  • (Expression): When you have to poop so badly, it feels like it’s coming out even though you’re not on the toilet yet – like a prairie dog poking its head out.

Punish the Porcelain

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Little-known way of saying you’re going to the bathroom.

R

Release the Chocolate Hostages

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Another phrase that refers to pooping.

Release the Kraken

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Fun nautical phrase that talks about pooping.

Release the Payload

Meaning:

  • (Expression): The act of using the bathroom.

Relieve Oneself

Meaning:

  • (Expression): A polite and classy way of referencing defecation.
  • Example: “I just need a couple minutes to relieve myself, if you don’t mind.”

S

Scat

Meaning:

  • (Noun): A word that refers to turds. This is typically applied to animal poop rather than human, just like droppings.

See a Man About a Dog

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Old-fashioned saying that alludes to using the restroom.

Send a Fax

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Business-themed saying that references pooping.

Sewer Missile

Meaning:

  • (Noun): A turd.

Shart

Meaning:

  • (Verb): When one farts and accidentally poops a little at the same time.
  • Example: “Crap…I just sharted, let me go clean up a bit.”
  • (Noun): A fart that’s tinged with poop.
  • Example: “He let out an unfortunate and messy shart.”

Shit

Meaning:

  • (Verb): Vulgar curse word that means to poop.
  • Example: “I have to shit first.”
  • (Noun): You can also use this word to talk about a turd.
  • Example: “It smells like shit in here.”

Sit on the Porcelain Throne

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Another phrase that means pooping.

Soft Serve

Meaning:

  • (Noun): Softer poop that looks like soft serve ice cream.

Soil Oneself

Meaning:

  • (Verb): When someone accidentally poops in their pants.
  • Example: “Ew, he just soiled himself!”

Spackle the Thunder Jug

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Euphemism for pooping.

Stock the Lake with Brown Trout

Meaning:

  • (Expression): The perfect pooping saying for you if you’re into fishing.

Stool

Meaning:

  • (Noun): More formal word for a piece of poop. You’ll hear this one a lot at the doctor’s office.

T

Take a Dump

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Crude phrase that means you are pooping.

Taking the Browns to the Super Bowl

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Fun saying that references pooping and, of course, football.

Read Also: Slang Words for Butt

Taking the Hobbits to Isengard

Meaning:

  • (Expression): A recent and nerdy phrase that refers to the act of pooping.

The Runs

Meaning:

  • (Noun): Diarrhea or particularly liquid stool.

Toilet Treasure

Meaning:

  • (Noun): A piece or pile of poop.

Trophy

Meaning:

  • (Noun): A large pile of droppings.

Turd

Meaning:

  • (Noun): Small nugget of poop.

U

Unloose the Caboose

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Slang phrase that means using the bathroom.

Upper Decker

Meaning:

  • (Noun): When someone poops in the tank of a toilet rather than the bowl. Usually done as a crude prank.

Use the Big, White Telephone

Meaning:

  • (Expression): Another phrase for pooping.

W

Write a Letter to the Pope

Meaning:

  • (Expression): An old-fashioned way of saying you’re pooping.  

Wrap Up

As you can see, there are many, many ways of saying you need to take a trip to the bathroom. While we don’t necessarily recommend getting graphic (especially depending on who you’re speaking with), feel free to have a sense of humor and use one of these phrases.

Are there any we missed? Leave a comment below to share some other euphemisms you’ve heard for toilet time.

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