A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bit]
    • /bɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bit]
    • /bɪt/

Definitions of abit word

  • noun abit a small piece or quantity of anything: a bit of string. 1
  • noun abit a short time: Wait a bit. 1
  • noun abit Informal. an amount equivalent to 12½ U.S. cents (used only in even multiples): two bits; six bits. 1
  • noun abit an act, performance, or routine: She's doing the Camille bit, pretending to be near collapse. 1
  • noun abit a stereotypic or habitual set of behaviors, attitudes, or styles associated with an individual, role, situation, etc.: the whole Wall Street bit. 1
  • noun abit Also called bit part. a very small role, as in a play or motion picture, containing few or no lines. Compare walk-on (def 1). 1

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Origin of abit

First appearance:

before 1000
One of the 6% oldest English words
before 1000; Middle English bite, Old English bita bit, morsel; cognate with German Bissen, Old Norse biti. See bite

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Parts of speech for Abit


abit popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 100% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

abit usage trend in Literature

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