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snit

[snit] /snɪt/
noun
1.
an agitated or irritated state.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; origin uncertain
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  • In that case officials of the company had caused the expenditure of corporate monies in a snit against them.
British Dictionary definitions for snit

snit

/snɪt/
noun
1.
(US & Austral) a fit of temper
Word Origin
C20: of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for snit
n.

"state of agitation, fit of temper," 1939, American English, of unknown origin. First in Claire Boothe's "Kiss the Boys Good-bye," which gives it a U.S. Southern context.

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Slang definitions & phrases for snit

snit

noun

A fit of angry agitation; swivet: He goes into such a snit that he ploughs the car into a wall/ He has a reputation for throwing considerable snits/ And we forget about our little snit-fit in there


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with snit

snit

see: in a snit
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