Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

snit

play
noun \ˈsnit\

Definition of snit

  1. :  a state of agitation <in a snit>



Examples of snit in a sentence

  1. <don't bother him; he's still in a snit after this morning's reprimand>



Origin and Etymology of snit

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1939

Rhymes with snit



Learn More about snit


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up snit? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of, relating to, or near a shore

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

lavender-fields-in-france

Which of these is a synonym of caesura?

megillah rebellion interruption torrent
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ