zit

[zit]

Origin of zit

First recorded in 1960–65; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for zits

zit

noun
  1. slang a pimple

Word Origin for zit

of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for zits

zit

n.

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

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zits in Medicine

zit

[zĭt]
n.
  1. A pimple.
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