Chit (noun)

  1. A small note or memorandum, typically one used for writing a message or reminder.
  2. A certificate or voucher, especially one issued by the military or a school.
  3. An informal or disrespectful person, especially a young woman.


Origin: hindi 'cīt' meaning 'a small note'.


  1. I jotted down a quick chit to remind myself of the meeting time.
  2. The store offered a chit as a coupon for future purchases.
  3. The soldier was able to purchase supplies with his chit.
  4. The school issued chits to students for good behavior.
  5. Don't be a chit and show some respect for your elders.