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zit

Syllabification: zit

Definition of zit in English:

noun

informal
A pimple on the skin.
Example sentences
  • Where were the black rimmed glasses, the transparently white skin, the insufferable rash of zits that should be covering his face?
  • One unwashed individual came out with a rash of zits.
  • I look at the photo of me at sixteen with dyed black hair and a zit on my chin and think, ‘why did they let me out in public?’

Origin

1960s: of unknown origin; apparently originally American teenagers' slang.

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