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zit Syllabification: zit

Definition of zit in English:


A pimple on the skin.
Example sentences
  • Where were the black rimmed glasses, the transparently white skin, the insufferable rash of zits that should be covering his face?
  • One unwashed individual came out with a rash of zits.
  • I look at the photo of me at sixteen with dyed black hair and a zit on my chin and think, ‘why did they let me out in public?’


1960s: of unknown origin; apparently originally American teenagers' slang.

Words that rhyme with zit

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, snit, spit, split, sprit, squit, submit, transmit, twit, whit, wit, writ
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