shilpit

adjective
shil·​pit | \ ˈshil-pət How to pronounce shilpit (audio) \

Definition of shilpit

1 Scotland : pinched and starved in appearance
2 Scotland : weak, insipid used of drink

First Known Use of shilpit

1812, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for shilpit

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“Shilpit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shilpit. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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