crit

[ krit ]
/ krɪt /
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noun Informal.

a critic.
a critique.

Nearby words

  1. cristina,
  2. cristobal,
  3. cristobalite,
  4. cristophe,
  5. cristóbal,
  6. crit.,
  7. criteria,
  8. criterion,
  9. crithidia,
  10. critic

Origin of crit

First recorded in 1735–45; by shortening

crit.

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British Dictionary definitions for crit

crit.

abbreviation for

critic
criticism
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Word Origin and History for crit

crit

shortening of criticism, from 1908; shortening of critical from 1957 (originally among nuclear physicists).

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