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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [chit]
    • /tʃɪt/
    • /tʃɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chit]
    • /tʃɪt/

Definitions of chit word

  • countable noun chit A chit is a short official note, such as a receipt, an order, or a memo, usually signed by someone in authority. 3
  • noun chit a voucher for a sum of money owed, esp for food or drink 3
  • noun chit a note or memorandum 3
  • noun chit a requisition or receipt 3
  • noun chit a pert, impudent, or self-confident girl or child 3
  • noun chit a child 3

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Origin of chit

First appearance:

before 1775
One of the 45% newest English words
1775-85; short for chitty < Hindi chiṭṭī

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Parts of speech for Chit


chit popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

chit usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chit

noun chit

  • memo — memorandum.
  • memorandum — a short note designating something to be remembered, especially something to be done or acted upon in the future; reminder.
  • note — a brief record of something written down to assist the memory or for future reference.
  • draft — a drawing, sketch, or design.
  • voucher — a person or thing that vouches.

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