- A short official note, memorandum, or voucher, typically recording a sum owed.More example sentences
- He said: ‘In theory all taxi travel was to be referred up to senior civil servants and had to be signed for on official chits.’
- They must provide chits to parliamentary officials - and receipts for journeys outside Edinburgh - but it would seem the checks are somewhat lenient.
- An occasional ‘Evenin’ all’ as you sign your Visa chit will help to convince doubtful cashiers of your authenticity.
late 18th century: Anglo-Indian, from Hindi ciṭṭhī 'note, pass'.
- A young woman regarded with disapproval for her immaturity or lack of respect: a mere chit of a girlMore example sentences
- And so we arrive at Exhibit A, this stunning takedown in which some ignorant young chit of a girl tries to take down Mother Teresa and wind up wrestling herself to the mat.
- Still, this little chit of a girl could cause trouble.
- You can fire the lot of us, but you'll find no one here who is the least bit sympathetic to that little chit.
late Middle English (denoting a whelp, cub, or kitten): perhaps related to dialect chit 'sprout'.
Entry from British & World English dictionary