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blivit

or bliv·et

[ bliv-it ]
/ ˈblɪv ɪt /
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noun Slang.
something annoying, ridiculous, or useless.
something for which one cannot find a word; something difficult to name.
an unpleasant or unsolvable situation or problem.
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Origin of blivit

First recorded in 1940–45; slang term among U.S. Army Air Force personnel stationed in New Guinea during World War II, borrowed from Australian soldiers also stationed there, and originally meaning “10 pounds of shit in a 5-pound bag,” also “2 quarts of whiskey in a half-pint bottle”
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