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Origin of zit
Words nearby zit
What does zit mean?
They’re most commonly found on the face, but they can appear on other areas of the skin, such as the neck and back. They are most common among teens and preteens due to changes in body chemistry during the period of development known as puberty, but adults can also get zits.
Example: My skin is naturally oily, so I have to buy a specific face wash to prevent zits.
Where does zit come from?
The first records of the word zit come from the 1960s. Its origin is unknown—the word seems to have just popped up like a zit.
Everyone gets zits at some point, but some people get them more than others. Acne, which causes zits, sometimes goes away on its own, but sometimes it calls for additional treatment by a dermatologist—a doctor who specializes in skin conditions.
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How is zit used in real life?
Most people treat zits as an annoyance, and the word zit is typically used in a negative way.
There’s zits and then there’s chin zits.
— Kaitlin (@OklaKaitlin) September 28, 2020
I started to break out a few years ago. I've never had acne before. I only get a couple zits, but it was driving me crazy trying to figure out what had changed. My mother died a few years ago. I used to steal her astringent. Bought some and my face is clear again. Thanks mom ❤️
— ❄️FrostBite❄️ (@realfrostylady) September 28, 2020
I woke up with anxiety and a big zit, but I am a capable grown up woman and with the right tools I can rock today. 💪#ENCOURAGEOURSELVES2017
— Anna Prosser (@AnnaProsser) July 19, 2017
Try using zit!
Is zit used correctly in the following sentence?
I can’t believe I got a zit on my nose right before the dance!
How to use zit in a sentence
If you see some zits, take a close look at your skin so you can identify what kind of acne you have.Mask up without breaking out. Here’s how to prevent pandemic acne.|Sandra Gutierrez G.|December 3, 2020|Popular Science
He's never dyed it, and he doesn't wear make-up in his films, unless he has a zit to cover up.
They were both so close I could see the zit on the cheek of the one on the left, the little booger up the nose of the other.
Booger flashed his badge at me too fast for me to get a good look at it, but Zit in the front seat gave me a long look at his.
Now zit quite, wull 'e Miss Luzzie, or a 'wunt goo on no vurder.Lorna Doone|R. D. Blackmore
"Do 'ee zit still, miss; do 'ee zit still," he kept on saying, till he was afraid of being rude.Cripps, the Carrier|R. D. (Richard Doddridge) Blackmore
It is ready to thame: and zit I feir that it will bring sum malheus, and may be sene gif ze chance to be hurt.Mary Queen of Scots 1542-1587|Various