zit

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See also: žiť and žít

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown slang with its origin in 1960's, the term "zit" may be related to the German "Zitze" [teat, nipple].

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zit (plural zits)

  1. (US, slang) pimple
    • 1987, Adventures in Babysitting, 00:06:35:
      Brad: Sara, did you take my Clearasil again? Sara: I ran out of brown (paint). Brad: Great. How am I supposed to cover up my zits?

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zit m (plural zitten, diminutive zitje n)

  1. the act of sitting
  2. seat

Verb[edit]

zit

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of zitten
  2. imperative of zitten

Middle High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German zīt.

Noun[edit]

zīt ?

  1. time

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