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nit

noun uk   us   /nɪt/

nit noun (PERSON)

[C] UK informal disapproving a nitwit

nit noun (EGG)

[C usually plural] the egg of a louse, which sticks to the fur of an animal or the hair of a person: A few of the children have nits. You don't get nits from having dirty hair.
Translations of “nit”
in Vietnamese trứng chấy, rận…
in Spanish liendre…
in Thai ไข่เหา…
in Malaysian telur kutu…
in French lente…
in German die Nisse…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 傻瓜…
in Indonesian telur kutu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 傻瓜…
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