Definition of worrit in English:


noun & verb

  • another term for worry
    • ‘Many begin to slip into unspoken worrit about those people, who'd been so hostile to our jests earlier on.’
    • ‘She has been worriting me incessantly about a new chapter which, unfortunately, I do not have written.’
    • ‘We want you to have a nice restful visit at Windy Corner, with no worriting.’
    • ‘We can't be worriting about what people in other countries think of us!’
    • ‘In my dream a few days later, I got all worrited because I realized that the sleeper I put on the baby probably wasn't sterile and I thought he might get an infection!’


Late 18th century: apparently an alteration of worry.