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 in a sentence
I care not a whit about what other people think.
Origin and Etymology of whit
Middle English, probably alteration of wiht, wight creature, thing — more at wight
First Known Use: 15th century
WHIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of whit for English Language Learners
: a very small amount
WHIT Defined for Kids
Definition of whit for Students
: a very small amount That tree hadn't grown one whit in all that time. — Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting
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