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snit Syllabification: snit

Definition of snit in English:


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A fit of irritation; a sulk: the ambassador and delegation had withdrawn in a snit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.

Words that rhyme with snit

acquit, admit, backlit, bedsit, befit, bit, Brit, Britt, chit, commit, demit, dit, emit, fit, flit, frit, git, grit, hit, intermit, it, kit, knit, legit, lickety-split, lit, manumit, mishit, mitt, nit, omit, outsit, outwit, permit, pit, Pitt, pretermit, quit, remit, retrofit, sit, skit, slit, spit, split, sprit, squit, submit, transmit, twit, whit, wit, writ, zit
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