how to pronounce chit


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the above transcription of chit is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

chit is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of chit in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… you know chit-chatting and I found out …”

meanings of chit


  1. A small tool used in cleaving laths. Compare: froe.
  2. A signed voucher or memorandum of a small debt, as for food and drinks at a club.
  3. A pert or sassy young person, especially a young woman.
  4. A debt or favor owed in return for a prior loan or favor granted, especially a political favor.
  5. A child or babe; a young, small, or insignificant person or animal.
  6. A voucher or token coin used in payrolls under the truck system.
  7. Shit.
  8. An excrescence on the body, as a wart or a pimple.
  9. A small sheet or scrap of paper with a hand-written note as a reminder or personal message.
  10. The embryonic growing bud of a plant.
  11. A small sheet of paper on which is written a prescription to be filled; a scrip.
  12. A smaller cardboard counter generally used not to directly represent something but for another, more transient, purpose such as tracking or randomization.


  1. To damage the outer layers of a seed such as Lupinus or Sophora to assist germination.
  2. To sprout; to shoot, as a seed or plant.
  3. To initiate sprouting of tubers, such as potatoes, by placing them in special environment, before planting into the soil.


  1. Shit.

chit frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word chit occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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