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Meaning of WHIT

Pronunciation:  wit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
 

WHIT is a 4 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: iota, scintilla, shred, smidge, smidgen, smidgeon, smidgin, tittle
 
 See Also: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Whit\, n. [OE. wight, wiht, AS. wiht a creature, a thing.
See {Wight}, and cf. {Aught}, {Naught}.]
The smallest part or particle imaginable; a bit; a jot; an
iota; -- generally used in an adverbial phrase in a negative
sentence. ``Samuel told him every whit.'' --1 Sam. iii. 18.
``Every whit as great.'' --South.

      So shall I no whit be behind in duty.    --Shak.

      It does not me a whit displease.         --Cowley.

 

 

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