chit


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chit 1

 (chĭt)
n.
1. A statement of an amount owed for food and drink, especially one signed to indicate acceptance of the charge.
2. A short letter; a note.
3. A ticket or token, especially one redeemable for food or drink.
4. Informal An amount of credit considered as earned, especially by favorably impressing one having power or influence: earned vital chits with his party's leadership by making fundraising speeches.

[Obsolete chitty, from Hindi ciṭṭhī, note, letter, probably from Sanskrit *ciṣṭa-, message; akin to Avestan cīš-, to assign, refer.]

chit 2

 (chĭt) Archaic
n.
1. A child.
2. A young woman regarded as immature or insignificant.

[Middle English, young animal.]

chit

(tʃɪt)
n
1. (Commerce) a voucher for a sum of money owed, esp for food or drink
2. chiefly
a. a note or memorandum
b. a requisition or receipt
[C18: from earlier chitty, from Hindi cittha note, from Sanskrit citra brightly-coloured]

chit

(tʃɪt)
n
facetious or derogatory a pert, impudent, or self-confident girl or child: a young chit of a thing.
[C14 (in the sense: young of an animal, kitten): of obscure origin]

chit1

(tʃɪt)

n.
1. a signed note for money owed for food, drink, etc.
2. any receipt, voucher, or similar document, esp. of an informal nature.
[1775–85; short for chitty < Hindi chiṭṭī]

chit2

(tʃɪt)

n.
a child or young person, esp. a pert girl.
[1615–25; Middle English; perhaps akin to kitten or kid1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chit - a dismissive term for a girl who is immature or who lacks respect; "she was incensed that this chit of a girl should dare to make a fool of her in front of the class"; "she's a saucy chit"
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"
2.chit - the bill in a restaurant; "he asked the waiter for the check"
invoice, bill, account - an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered; "he paid his bill and left"; "send me an account of what I owe"
Translations
مُذَكِّرَه، رِسالَةٌ قَصيرَه
krátká zprávalístek
kort meddelelseseddel
levélke
skrifuî orîsending, miîi
pažyma
īsa vēstulerakstisks apstiprinājums

chit

1 [tʃɪt] N (= note) → vale m

chit

2 [tʃɪt] N a chit of a girluna muchachita no muy crecida

chit

[ˈtʃɪt] n (= memo, note) → note f (= receipt) → reçu mchit-chat [ˈtʃɪttʃæt] nbavardage m, papotage m

chit

1
njunges Ding; she’s a mere chit of a girlsie ist ja noch ein halbes Kind

chit

2
n (also chit of paper)Zettel m

chit

1 [tʃɪt] nnota f spese inv

chit

2 [tʃɪt] n (old) a chit of a girluna ragazzina

chit

(tʃit) noun
a brief note. You must hand in a chit stating your expenses before you receive any money.
References in classic literature ?
I'm acting generously to your master: his young chit has no expectations, and should she second my wishes she'll be provided for at once as joint successor with Linton.
She collected all her supporters, told them that she was threatened at that evening's performance with a plot organized by Christine Daae and declared that they must play a trick upon that chit by filling the house with her, Carlotta's, admirers.
In my ardour, my curious phase of exaltation, I found myself led to make a full confession of the fact that I had become wishful to learn, to KNOW, something, since I had felt hurt at being taken for a chit, a mere baby.
Henry Allegre, if any man, might have been certain of his own power; and yet, look: I was a chit of a girl, I was sitting with a book where I had no business to be, in his own garden, when he suddenly came upon me, an ignorant girl of seventeen, a most uninviting creature with a tousled head, in an old black frock and shabby boots.
Where the resentment which true love would have dictated against the person defaming me--that person, too, a chit, a child, without talent or education, whom he had been always taught to despise?
he burst out, "what am I, to be repulsed so by a mere chit like you?
My dear Miss Summerson, it was very kind of you to come here to help out this silly chit.
To this chit of a girl, Natasha, who not so long ago was playing with dolls and who was still having lessons.
Well, you and your wife and your little chit of a daughter are welcome to him so far as we are concerned, aren't they, Flossie?
She got high and mighty, and I told her I was old enough to be her grandfather and that I wouldn't take gammon from a chit like her.
He 's got to learn that I 'm not to be shaken by a little chit like him.
Let Steve take that chit home and show his manners.