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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.
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