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Dictionary Definition

slit

Noun

1 a long narrow opening
2 obscene terms for female genitals [syn: cunt, puss, pussy, snatch, twat]
3 a depression scratched or carved into a surface [syn: incision, scratch, prick, dent]
4 a narrow fissure

Verb

1 make a clean cut through; "slit her throat" [syn: slice]
2 cut a slit into; "slit the throat of the victim" [also: slitting]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • /'slɪt/
  • Rhymes with: -ɪt

Noun

  1. A narrow cut or opening; a slot.
  2. In the context of "vulgar|slang": The opening of the vagina.
  3. In the context of "vulgar|slang": A derogatory name for a woman, usually a sexually loose woman; a prostitute.

Translations

narrow cut or opening; a slot
  • Dutch: spleet, gleuf
  • Italian: fessura
  • Spanish: ranura, abertura, rendija
vulgar, slang: opening of the vagina
  • Dutch: spleet
  • Spanish: raja

Verb

  1. To cut a narrow opening.
    He slit the bag open and the rice began pouring out.
  2. To split in two parts.

Translations

cut a narrow opening
  • Dutch: opensnijden
split into two parts

Icelandic

Noun

slit

Extensive Definition

A slit is a vertical or horizontal space that can open and close. It also refers to:
SLIT may refer to:
slit in Japanese: スリット

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