Definition of doit in English:

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doit

Pronunciation: /dɔɪt/

noun

[in singular] archaic
A very small amount of money.
Example sentences
  • People who will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, will lay out ten to see a show.

Origin

Late 16th century: from Middle Low German doyt, Middle Dutch duit, of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with doit

adroit, dacoit, Detroit, droit, exploit, maladroit, quoit
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