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A long, straight, narrow cut or opening.
tr.v. slit, slit·ting, slits
1. To make a slit or slits in.
2. To cut lengthwise into strips; split.

[Middle English slitte, from slitten, to split, from Old English slītan, to cut up.]

slit′ter n.
slit′ty adj.


adj, slittier or slittiest
long, straight, and narrow
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Slitty frae aw they years squintin' in they Irish bogs.
San Franciscans pucker their lips up and their eyes go slitty when you bring up burritos.
She puts her fingers to her eyes to make them go slitty, and says in a cod-Cato accent "look at wha' Sainbully's ah doin'.
It was the first time darts had ever been done on television - it was on World of Sport - and you saw this little guy with long hair and slitty eyes and, you know, few teeth, gappy teeth, jumping around the stage.
In this day and age of political correctness, the prince had been quoted making wisecracks about British students having slitty eyes after staying too long in China or a fuse box sloppily put in place probably being installed by an Indian.
What a bang, arousing male protectiveness--Dieter's lips and eyes gone slitty, his raised chin blunt.
You don't want to stay here too long or you will get slitty eyes," he warned them.