shilpit

adjective

shil·​pit ˈshil-pət How to pronounce shilpit (audio)
1
Scotland : pinched and starved in appearance
2
Scotland : weak, insipid
used of drink

Word History

Etymology

origin unknown

First Known Use

1812, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of shilpit was in 1812

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“Shilpit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shilpit. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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