zit

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noun \ˈzit\

Definition of zit

informal

  1. :  pimple 1

Examples of zit in a sentence

  1. Look at all these zits—I'm hideous! wailed the high schooler

Origin and Etymology of zit

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1966


ZIT Defined for English Language Learners

zit

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noun \ˈzit\

Definition of zit for English Language Learners

  • : a small, red, swollen spot on the skin


Medical Dictionary

zit

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noun \ˈzit\

Medical Definition of zit

  1. slang :  pimple 1



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