snit

noun
\ ˈsnit How to pronounce snit (audio) \

Definition of snit

: a state of agitation in a snit

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Examples of snit in a Sentence

don't bother him; he's still in a snit after this morning's reprimand
Recent Examples on the Web But if that boondoggle culture doesn’t come to an end immediately, the Globes will mean less than those participation trophies everyone regularly gets into a snit about. Los Angeles Times, "Column: What to do about the Golden Globes?," 28 Feb. 2021 The menu consisted of toast, popcorn, candy and pretzels, prompting Patty to throw a snit fit. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ is latest special to leave ABC for AppleTV+," 18 Nov. 2020 The menu consisted of toast, popcorn, candy and pretzels, prompting Patty to throw a snit fit. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ is latest special to leave ABC for AppleTV+," 18 Nov. 2020 The menu consisted of toast, popcorn, candy and pretzels, prompting Patty to throw a snit fit. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ is latest special to leave ABC for AppleTV+," 18 Nov. 2020 The menu consisted of toast, popcorn, candy and pretzels, prompting Patty to throw a snit fit. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ is latest special to leave ABC for AppleTV+," 18 Nov. 2020 The menu consisted of toast, popcorn, candy and pretzels, prompting Patty to throw a snit fit. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ is latest special to leave ABC for AppleTV+," 18 Nov. 2020 The menu consisted of toast, popcorn, candy and pretzels, prompting Patty to throw a snit fit. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ is latest special to leave ABC for AppleTV+," 18 Nov. 2020 The menu consisted of toast, popcorn, candy and pretzels, prompting Patty to throw a snit fit. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ is latest special to leave ABC for AppleTV+," 18 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of snit

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for snit

origin unknown

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Last Updated

6 Mar 2021

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“Snit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snit. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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