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Slang

git

This page is about the slang term git

British English offensive!

Meaning

a fool, a stupid person

For example

  • When the waiter brought him the wrong dish, Bill lost his cool and shouted, "This is not what I ordered, you stupid git!"

  • Those gits who work for the government never seem to get it right.

Variety

This is typically used in British English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

Everyone thinks the new accountant is a git. They

a. really like him

b. don't like him

c. respect him a lot

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey