zit

[ zit ]
/ zɪt /

noun Slang.

a pimple; skin blemish.

Nearby words

  1. zirconic,
  2. zirconium,
  3. zirconium oxide,
  4. zirconyl,
  5. ziska,
  6. zither,
  7. zithern,
  8. ziti,
  9. zittern,
  10. ziusudra

Origin of zit

First recorded in 1960–65; origin uncertain

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British Dictionary definitions for zit

zit

/ (zɪt) /

noun

slang a pimple

Word Origin for zit

of unknown origin

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Word Origin and History for zit

zit

n.

"acne pimple," 1966, originally U.S. teenager slang, of unknown origin.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for zit

zit

[ zĭt ]

n.

A pimple.

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