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Definition of the noun chit

What does chit mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: chits

  1. a dismissive term for a girl who is immature or who lacks respect
    • examples: she was incensed that this chit of a girl should dare to make a fool of her in front of the class | she's a saucy chit
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic terms: fille / girl / miss / missy / young lady / young woman = a young female
  2. the bill in a restaurant

Alternative definition of the noun chit


  1. A child or babe; a young, small, or insignificant person or animal.
  2. A pert young woman.
  3. A sassy (saucy) or forward young person.
  4. The embryonic growing bud of a plant; a shoot; a sprout; a seedling.
  5. [obsolete] An excrescence on the body, as a wart.
  6. [US, and, British dated] A small sheet or scrap of paper with a hand-written note as a reminder or personal message.
  7. [pharmacology] A small sheet of paper on which is written a prescription to be filled; a scrip.
  8. [context: India, China] A signed voucher or memorandum of a small debt, as for food and drinks at a club.
  9. [US, slang] A debt or favor owed in return for a prior loan or favor granted, especially a political favor.
  10. A small tool used in cleaving laths. Compare: froe.
  11. [US, slang, euphemistic] Alternative to using the vulgarity, shit.

Definition of the verb chit

What does chit mean as a doing word?


  1. [intransitive] To sprout; to shoot, as a seed or plant.
  2. [transitive] To damage the outer layers of a seed such as Lupinus or Sophora to assist germination.

Other definitions of chit

What does chit also mean?


  1. [US, slang, euphemistic] Alternative to using the vulgarity, shit.


Who is Chit?

Chit is an actor.


  1. Chit is a fictional character from the 2009 film OMG.
  2. Chit is a fictional character from the 2010 film The Intruder.


  1. Chit: Chits are a type of wargame counter that are generally not directly representational but used for the following purposes: Tracking, being placed on a numeric runner to indicate turn status, as in some rule variants for Squad Leader. In Axis & Allies Revised Edition, chits can be used to track air unit movement, indicating how many spaces fighters or bombers can move after combat.
  2. Chit a.k.a. chitinase 1 (chitotriosidase) is a gene.
    • also known as plasma methylumbelliferyl tetra-N-acetylchitotetraoside hydrolase, chitotriosidase

Phrases with Chit

  1. chit chat
  2. chit-chat
  3. Chit-Chatted
  4. liberty chit

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Chit

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Google previewThe Inner Consciousness: How to Awaken and Direct it (1921)

by Swami Prakashananda

So chit is the word of pure consciousness. In the understanding of pure consciousness, ...

Google previewFacets of Unity (2000)

The Enneagram of Holy Ideas by A. H. Almaas

Sat means presence or truth, chit means consciousness or awareness, and ananda means bliss, pleasure, or love. These three qualities are the experiences of Living Daylight in each of the three centers. When it is experienced through the ...

Google previewGuruji (2011)

Teachings of a Hindu Saint by Sunil Reddy

Chit is the consciousness. There are two paths ...

Google previewWomen Creating Patrilyny (2004)

Gender and Environment in West Africa by Audrey Smedley

and those rituals, generally called kwit, that are performed to propitiate the chiL Chit is a spiritual force that has no constant or definable characteristics; it is not an anthropomorphized power, having no gender or other human qualities.

Google previewCommon Spirit, Common Ground (2002)

A Loving Comparison of World Religions by Michael Strange

Chit is the consciousness that knows. Anything that can be “known” is considered an object, a particular thing. The intellect, the linear mind, 46 Chapter 3 COMMON SPIRIT COMMON GROUND.

Google previewThe Key To It All (2012)

Everything You Need To Know To Understand by Guru Sri Shukla

Going back to what we talked about in the previous lesson, this does relate to the concept of SatChitAnanda. As we said previously, Sat is the hereandnow, is the physical universe. Chit is the mind stuff, or the realm of thought, and Ananda, ...

Google previewA new Hindustani-English dictionary (1879)

by S W. Fallon

fgpj chit, 11. f. S. т%Я to take notice, Pâlï, cheto, chetam. 1. Mind ; senses ; heart. 1. Prem chit lâo re,bñortl pap man te târ/ [Bishii pad. Ja din terä кой na hoya, vä din voh Kartâr. Thou fool ! love get, and sin cast from thy mind ! That day when ...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms (2009)

by U.S. Department of Defense

blood chit — A small sheet of material depicting an American flag and a statement in several languages to the effect that anyone assisting the bearer to safety will be rewarded. See also evasion aid. (JP 3-50.3) blood chit ...

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Scrabble value of C3H4I1T1

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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