Definition of git in English:



  • An unpleasant or contemptible person.

    ‘that mean old git’
    ‘a warped, twisted little git’
    • ‘But we need to improve and revitalise, not only for the old gits like me.’
    • ‘I went out to rent a video and as I was browsing saw other sad gits like myself who were obviously single.’
    • ‘Sadly, we wouldn't put that past the cheeky Irish gits.’
    • ‘But the annoying thing is that we're not exactly short of choir men - we have 14 of them - it's just that the lazy gits didn't turn up.’
    • ‘These are not sweet little kids any more - these are the teenagers, the morally lost, socially dispossessed gits who hang outside the off license letting off fireworks.’
    • ‘The ignorant git, though, is to the right of Ms Sands' friend and colleague.’
    • ‘We watched a few more songs down at the front then retreated to the ballroom bar to watch the rest of the set with the other old gits.’
    • ‘They're the most chain-smoking, self-deprecating bunch of scowling gits you could imagine.’
    • ‘As a matter of fact, I'm quite looking forward to being an old git.’
    • ‘The Italians who owned the hotel were miserable gits whom I felt treated our party with disdain because they were older people.’
    • ‘Looks like those tight gits at work will have to stump up some cash after all.’
    • ‘At least it'd take some of the useless gits out of the system.’
    • ‘I've had the same conversation with 3 different people - they all said, totally unprompted, what miserable gits the returning officers and their assistants were.’
    • ‘Were the whingeing old gits right all along, then?’
    • ‘Sometimes they are irritating gits and sometimes they are just wonderful.’
    • ‘The old git should be ashamed of not even being able to draw with grace.’
    • ‘At least I know the people there won't be utter gits, which is something.’
    • ‘The little gits persist in playing football outside my flat even in the foulest term-time downpours.’
    • ‘He had been an idiot, a complete git in believing or just hoping that his father had changed.’
    • ‘In the meantime, the miserable gits who can't be bothered with the print version will have to do without.’
    scoundrel, villain, rogue, rascal, brute, animal, weasel, snake, monster, ogre, wretch, devil, good-for-nothing, reprobate, wrongdoer, evil-doer
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1940s: variant of get (sense 2 of the noun).