Definition of snit
- in a snit
don't bother him; he's still in a snit after this morning's reprimand
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First Known Use: 1939See Words from the same year
biliousness, crankiness, crossness, crotchetiness, grouchiness, grumpiness, huffiness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, irritableness, peevishness, perverseness, perversity, pettishness, petulance, surliness, testiness, waspishness;
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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