Definition of slit noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//slɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//slɪt//
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a long narrow cut or opening a long skirt with a slit up the side His eyes narrowed into slits. She peered through a slit in the screen. The baby opened its slit eyes and looked at the world for the first time. Word Originlate Old English slite (noun); related to Old English slītan ‘split, rend’ (of Germanic origin).
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