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Definition of "snit" [snit]

  • Informal A state of agitation or irritation. (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 "snit" in a sentence
  • "Candlesticks and snuffers were found in every house; the latter were called by various names, the word snit or snite being the most curious."
  • "What apparently has Walmart executives 'panties in a snit is the belief that if Obama becomes president it's more likely that its employees will unionize, which is something the notoriously stingy employer fears."
  • "Not surprisingly, the right-wing blogosphere had a field day mocking Frank for his "snit" while it was hard to find any commentary about the biased behavior of the CNBC crew."