Definition of git in English:

git

noun

British
informal
  • An unpleasant or contemptible person.

    ‘that mean old git’
    ‘a warped, twisted little 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.’
    • ‘But we need to improve and revitalise, not only for the old gits like me.’
    • ‘The old git should be ashamed of not even being able to draw with grace.’
    • ‘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 little gits persist in playing football outside my flat even in the foulest term-time downpours.’
    • ‘Sadly, we wouldn't put that past the cheeky Irish gits.’
    • ‘As a matter of fact, I'm quite looking forward to being an old git.’
    • ‘Sometimes they are irritating gits and sometimes they are just wonderful.’
    • ‘At least it'd take some of the useless gits out of the system.’
    • ‘At least I know the people there won't be utter gits, which is something.’
    • ‘I went out to rent a video and as I was browsing saw other sad gits like myself who were obviously single.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘They're the most chain-smoking, self-deprecating bunch of scowling gits you could imagine.’
    • ‘He had been an idiot, a complete git in believing or just hoping that his father had changed.’
    • ‘Were the whingeing old gits right all along, then?’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘In the meantime, the miserable gits who can't be bothered with the print version will have to do without.’
    • ‘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.’
    scoundrel, villain, rogue, rascal, brute, animal, weasel, snake, monster, ogre, wretch, devil, good-for-nothing, reprobate, wrongdoer, evil-doer
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Origin

1940s: variant of get (sense 2 of the noun).

Pronunciation

git

/ɡɪt/