skit

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain. Perhaps from Old Norse skjúta (to shoot, dart, move quickly).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪt

Noun[edit]

skit (plural skits)

  1. A short comic performance.
  2. A jeer or sally; a brief satire.
    • Leslie Stephen
      That is a mere skit compared with this strange performance.
  3. (obsolete) A wanton girl; a wench.
    • 1936: Like the Phoenix by Anthony Bertram
      However, terrible as it may seem to the tall maiden sisters of J.P.'s in Queen Anne houses with walled vegetable gardens, this courtesan, strumpet, harlot, whore, punk, fille de joie, street-walker, this trollop, this trull, this baggage, this hussy, this drab, skit, rig, quean, mopsy, demirep, demimondaine, this wanton, this fornicatress, this doxy, this concubine, this frail sister, this poor Queenie—did actually solicit me, did actually say 'coming home to-night, dearie' and my soul was not blasted enough to call a policeman.

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Verb[edit]

skit (third-person singular simple present skits, present participle skitting, simple past and past participle skitted)

  1. (transitive, Ireland, Liverpudlian, Merseyside) To make fun of.
  2. (regional, intransitive) To leap aside; to caper.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse skítr, from Proto-Germanic *skītaz, *skitiz. Akin to English shit.

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Noun[edit]

skit m (definite singular skiten, indefinite plural skitar, definite plural skitane)

  1. shit, muck, feces
  2. dirt, rubbish (something useless)

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Verb[edit]

skit

  1. inflection of skita:
    1. present
    2. imperative

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skítr, from Proto-Germanic *skītaz, *skitiz. Cognate with Danish skid, Icelandic skítur, Dutch schijt, German Scheiße and English shit.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skit c

  1. (colloquial) excrement, shit
    Det är skit på mattan.
    There's shit on the carpet.
  2. (colloquial) dirt, filth
    Ta bort den där skiten från skrivbordet.
    Get that crap off the desk.
  3. (colloquial) someone or something undesirable or revolting
    Jag börjar tröttna på den här skiten.
    I'm starting to get tired of this shit.
    Du är bara en liten skit.
    You're just a little shit.

Interjection[edit]

skit

  1. (colloquial, vulgar) shit!

Verb[edit]

skit

  1. imperative of skita.