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semmit Line breaks: sem¦mit
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛmɪt/

Definition of semmit in English:


An undershirt; a vest.
Example sentences
  • The fashion of racing up the pitch with the jersey pulled over the face to reveal the sports semmit has been rife these last two or three seasons.
  • Wearing semmits and hard hats they climbed through young trees to an open slope.
  • The man who is too sexy for his semmit has been under attack of late.


Late Middle English: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with semmit


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