noun \ō-ˈbit, ˈō-bət, especially British ˈä-bit\

Definition of OBIT

:  obituary

Examples of OBIT

  1. <she reads the obits as soon as she gets her morning paper>

Origin of OBIT

Middle English death, service marking the anniversary of a death, from Anglo-French, from Latin obitus death, from obire to go to meet, die, from ob- in the way + ire to go — more at issue
First Known Use: 15th century


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