There are 3 definitions of chit in English:

chit1

Syllabification: chit
Pronunciation: /CHit
 
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noun

  • A short official note, memorandum, or voucher, typically recording a sum owed.
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    • 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.

Origin

late 18th century: Anglo-Indian, from Hindi ciṭṭhī 'note, pass'.

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chit2

Syllabification: chit
Pronunciation: /
 
CHit/

noun

  • A young woman regarded with disapproval for her immaturity or lack of respect: a mere chit of a girl
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    • 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.

Origin

late Middle English (denoting a whelp, cub, or kitten): perhaps related to dialect chit 'sprout'.

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verb (chits, chitting, chitted)

[with object] British
  • Cause (a potato) to sprout by placing it in a cool light place.

Origin

early 17th century: from dialect chit 'a shoot, sprout'.

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