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slitty

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Pronunciation: /ˈslɪti
 
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Definition of slitty in English:

adjective (slittier, slittiest)

chiefly derogatory
(Of the eyes) long and narrow: her squashed little face and her slitty eyes
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  • One suspect called himself ‘Terry’ and was 6ft tall, 50 years old, well-built, cropped blond hair, with a mean expression and slitty eyes.
  • For all Boris's sophistication, his opinion on China's cultural impact might not be so different from Phil the Greek's opinion of people with slitty eyes?
  • He saw Picasso's Demoiselles d' Avignon in the artist's studio in 1907, and soon began carving heads with elongated faces, long thin noses, slitty eyes and tiny mouths.

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