snit

[snit]
noun
an agitated or irritated state.

Origin:
1935–40; origin uncertain

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snit (snɪt)
 
n
(US), (Austral) a fit of temper
 
[C20: of unknown origin]

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Word Origin & History

snit
"state of agitation, fit of temper," 1939, Amer.Eng., of unknown origin.
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snit definition

[snɪt]
  1. n.
    a state of resentment. : Don't work yourself into such a snit.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Idioms & Phrases

snit

see in a snit.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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Example sentences
In that case officials of the company had caused the expenditure of corporate monies in a snit against them.
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