Definition of obit in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈɒbɪt
, ˈəʊ-/


An obituary.
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  • These are sad stories, but they also are inspirational, heart-warming with a humanity not usually found in obits of more well-known people who make newspaper obituaries.
  • I'm sure there will be more obits and tributes that will list his many other impressive credits.
  • Also on that website is an obit for John and another of his articles, this one a recent piece on Afghanistan.


late Middle English: now regarded as an abbreviation of obituary, but originally also used in the senses 'death' and 'funeral service', from Latin obitus 'going down, death'.

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