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snit

 (snĭt)
n. Informal
A state of agitation or irritation.

[Origin unknown.]

snit

(snɪt)
n
US and Austral a fit of temper
[C20: of unknown origin]

snit

(snɪt)

n.
an agitated or irritated state.
[1935–40; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snit - a state of agitated irritation; "he was in a snit"
annoyance, botheration, irritation, vexation - the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed

snit

noun
Informal. A condition of excited distress:
Informal: state, sweat, swivet.
Slang: tizzy.
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