- IPA: /ˈslɪt/
slit (plural slits)
- A narrow cut or opening; a slot.
- (vulgar, slang) The opening of the vagina.
- (vulgar, slang, derogatory) A woman, usually a sexually loose woman; a prostitute.
- French: fente
- German: Nut, Schlitz, Spalt
- Italian: fessura
- Portuguese: greta, ranhura
- Russian: щель
- Spanish: ranura, abertura, rendija, fisura
- French: vulve
- German: Schlitz, Schamritze, Ritze, Schamspalte, Spalte
- Portuguese: racha
- Russian: щёлка
- Spanish: raja, rayita
- Russian: мокрощёлка
slit (slits, present participle slitting; past slit, past participle slit) qual "slitten" is obsolete
- To cut a narrow opening.
- He slit the bag open and the rice began pouring out.
- To split into strips by lengthwise cuts.
- (transitive) To cut; to sever; to divide.
- 1637, John Milton, “Lycidas”, in Poems of Mr. John Milton, […] , London: Printed by Ruth Raworth for Humphrey Moſely, […], published 1645, OCLC 606951673 ↗:
- And slits the thin-spun life.
slit (not comparable)
- Having a cut narrow opening