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2 a broken or irregular part of something that often remains incomplete
  • bits of cookie scattered on the table

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4 an indefinite but usually short period of time
  • this will only take a bit

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5 a performance regularly presented by an individual or group
  • known for a comedic bit in which she portrayed a very nervous student driver

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6 something that is pleasing to eat because it is rare or a luxury
  • wielding silver trays, the servers offered partygoers a variety of exotic-looking bits

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past tense of bite, slang

Synonyms & Antonyms of bit (Entry 2 of 2)

to be objectionable or unsatisfactory
  • man, that really bites that you have to work on the weekend

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The first known use of bit was before the 12th century

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“Bit.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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