Definition of snit in English:

snit

Syllabification: snit
Pronunciation: /snit
 
/

noun

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A fit of irritation; a sulk: the ambassador and delegation had withdrawn in a snit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.
Synonyms
state, temper, bad mood, fit of pique, huff, hissy fit

Origin

1930s: of unknown origin.

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