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Definition of "chit" []

  • A statement of an amount owed for food and drink; a check. (noun)
  • A short letter; a note. (noun)
  • A Brownie point: earned vital chits with his party by making fundraising speeches. (noun)
  • A child. (noun)
  • A saucy girl or young woman. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chit" in a sentence
  • "It would be nice if there was some way to get a "validation" or "partial validation" chit from a merchant if you spent money downtown."
  • ""I'D like a room," I said, presenting my chit from the station manager."
  • "A blood chit is a document often carried by aircrew members to aid in their escape or evasion if they crash behind enemy lines."