Definition of snit in English:


Syllabification: snit
Pronunciation: /snit


North American informal
A fit of irritation; a sulk: the ambassador and delegation had withdrawn in a snit
More example sentences
  • You could forgive him for a snit here, a tantrum there, an errant expletive in front of an impressionable young fan once in a blue moon.
  • Major League Baseball is in a big snit over the Washington, D.C., city council's decision to stand up for itself over the cost of a new sports stadium.
  • Zack wouldn't hear of waiting until tomorrow to decorate it, so in the interest of preventing a major snit, I acquiesced and dug out the stand and decorations.
state, temper, bad mood, fit of pique, huff, hissy fit


1930s: of unknown origin.

Definition of snit in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day bogle
Pronunciation: ˈbōɡəl
a phantom or goblin