snit

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snit (plural snits)

  1. A temper; a lack of patience; a bad mood.
    He's in a snit because he got passed over for promotion.
  2. A U.S. unit of volume for liquor equal to 2 jiggers, 3 U.S. fluid ounces, or 88.7 milliliters.
  3. (US, dialect) A beer chaser commonly served in three-ounce servings in highball or juice glasses with a Bloody Mary cocktail in the upper midwest states of United States including Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan, and Illinois.
    The bartender served us each a snit with our Bloody Marys this morning.

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