Dictionary

whit

noun \ˈhwit, ˈwit\

: a very small amount

Full Definition of WHIT

:  the smallest part or particle imaginable :  bit <what some people will do for a whit of publicity — Patrick Quinn>

Examples of WHIT

  1. <I care not a whit about what other people think.>

Origin of WHIT

Middle English, probably alteration of wiht, wight creature, thing — more at wight
First Known Use: 15th century
WHIT Defined for Kids

whit

noun \ˈhwit, ˈwit\

Definition of WHIT for Kids

:  a very small amount <That tree hadn't grown one whit in all that time. — Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting>

Browse

5 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: white (adjective)Previous Word in the Dictionary: whistlyAll Words Near: whit
July 05, 2015
bunkum Hear it
insincere or foolish talk
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears