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]

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  • 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. (Ireland, Liverpudlian) to make fun of. (Used in Merseyside)

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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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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

skit

  1. present tense of skita
  2. imperative of skita

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skit c

  1. (strongly colloquial) excrement; shit
    Det är skit på mattan.There's shit on the carpet.
  2. (strongly colloquial) dirt, filth
    Ta bort den där skiten från skrivbordet. "Get that crap off the desk."
  3. (strongly colloquial) someone or something undesirable or revolting
    Jag börjar tröttna på den här skiten. "I'm getting tired of this shit."
    Du är bara en liten skit. "You're just a little shit."
  4. (strongly colloquial) as the first part of compound used to indicate something negative
    Det här är ett jävla skitjobb. "This is a damned crappy job."
  5. (strongly colloquial) as the first part of compound used to intensify the positive or negative aspect of something
    Den där filmen var skitbra. "That movie was really good."
    De lagar skitgod mat. "They cook really good food."

Interjection[edit]

skit

  1. (strongly colloquial) shit!

Verb[edit]

skit

  1. imperative of skita.