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whit

 (wĭt, hwĭt)
n.
The least bit; an iota: doesn't give a whit what was said; not a whit afraid.

[Middle English, amount, from Old English wiht; see wight1.]
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whit

(wɪt)
n
(usually used with a negative) the smallest particle; iota; jot: he has changed not a whit.
[C15: probably variant of wight1]

Whit

(wɪt)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) See Whitsuntide
adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) of or relating to Whitsuntide
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whit

(ʰwɪt, wɪt)

n.
the smallest amount: I don't care a whit.
[1470–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whit - a tiny or scarcely detectable amountwhit - a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
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whit

noun bit, drop, piece, trace, scrap, dash, grain, particle, fragment, atom, pinch, shred, crumb, mite, jot, speck, modicum, least bit, iota It does not make one whit of difference what we do.
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whit

noun
1. The least bit:
Informal: damn, rap.
Slang: diddly.
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Translations
Sekminių pirmadienis

Whit

[wɪt]
A. NPentecostés m
B. CPD [holiday, weekend] → de Pentecostés
Whit Monday Nlunes m de Pentecostés
Whit Sunday Ndía m de Pentecostés
Whit week Nsemana f de Pentecostés

whit

[wɪt] N (o.f. or liter) not a whitni un ápice
without a whit ofsin pizca de
every whit as good asde ningún modo inferior a
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

Whit

hwɪt] nla Pentecôte
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

whit

n not a or one whitkeine or nicht eine Spur; (of humour)kein or nicht ein Funke(n); (of truth, common sense)kein or nicht ein Gramm or Körnchen; every whit as goodgenauso gut, (um) keinen Deut schlechter
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

Whit

[wɪt] (fam)
1. nPentecoste f
2. adj (holiday, weekend) → di Pentecoste

whit

[wɪt] n not a whitneanche un po'
not a whit of truth → neanche un briciolo di verità
the place hasn't changed a whit → il posto non è cambiato affatto or per nulla
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

Whit

(wit) Whitsun : Whit Sunday . ˈWhit Monday noun
the day after Whit Sunday.
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References in classic literature ?
But Pearl, not a whit startled at her mother's threats any more than mollified by her entreaties, now suddenly burst into a fit of passion, gesticulating violently, and throwing her small figure into the most extravagant contortions She accompanied this wild outbreak with piercing shrieks, which the woods reverberated on all sides, so that, alone as she was in her childish and unreasonable wrath, it seemed as if a hidden multitude were lending her their sympathy and encouragement.
At first the thing was merry and pleasant enough; but when it had gone on a while, and there seemed to be no end of playing or dancing, they began to cry out, and beg him to leave off; but he stopped not a whit the more for their entreaties, till the judge not only gave him his life, but promised to return him the hundred florins.
Just before him Tom lay motionless upon the sward; but the murderer minded him not a whit, cleansing his blood-stained knife the while upon a wisp of grass.

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