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

 

whit

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//wɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɪt//
 
[singular](old-fashioned)
 
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  • (usually in negative sentences) a very small amount synonym jot
  • Word Origin late Middle English: apparently an alteration of obsolete wight ‘small amount’.Idioms
    not a whit, not one whit
     
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    not at all; not the smallest amount