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noun

A short official note, typically recording a sum owed: write out a chit for whatever you take from the drinks cupboard
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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'.

Words that rhyme with chit

acquit, admit, backlit, bedsit, befit, bit, Brit, Britt, commit, demit, dit, emit, fit, flit, frit, git, grit, hit, intermit, it, kit, knit, legit, lickety-split, lit, manumit, mishit, mitt, nit, omit, outsit, outwit, permit, pit, Pitt, pretermit, quit, remit, retrofit, sit, skit, slit, snit, spit, split, sprit, squit, submit, transmit, twit, whit, wit, writ, zit

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noun

British derogatory
An impudent or arrogant young woman: she is a mere chit of a girl
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  • A mere chit of a girl, the daughter of her maid servant, who was wearing her daughters’ hand me downs had the audacity to talk back?
  • His only family is an unmarried chit of a girl who is blessed with not much more than an acid tongue and a pretty face…
  • If a chit of a girl can do it, 16 fully grown men should at least try.

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.
Example sentences
  • I moved to Canada a few years ago and I was surprised when I mentioned chitting to people, they had never heard of the practice, even chitting potatoes.
  • Seed potatoes can be ‘chitted ‘to hasten the development of the crop.’
  • The tubers should be ‘chitted’ before planting them in 12 in pots (one tuber per pot) in late January or early February.

Origin

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

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