Translation of nit in Spanish:

nit

Pronunciation: /nɪt/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Zoology/Zoología] liendre (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • Lice lay nits on hair shafts close to the skin's surface, where the temperature is perfect for keeping warm until they hatch.
    • If you do not want to use these products, you have to pick the lice and nits out of the hair by hand or use a special comb to remove them.
    • For an effective treatment for nits and hair lice, soak at least 20 seeds for an hour in warm water.
    1.2 (idiot) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], idiota (masculine and feminine), bobo, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar], zonzo, (masculine, feminine) (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar]

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