from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The least bit; an iota: doesn't give a whit what was said; not a whit afraid.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The smallest part or particle imaginable; an iota.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The smallest part or particle imaginable; a bit; a jot; an iota; -- generally used in an adverbial phrase in a negative sentence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The smallest part, particle, bit, or degree; a little; a jot, tittle, or iota: often used adverbially, and generally with a negative.
- An obsolete or dialectal form (surviving especially in old compounds, as whitleather, Whitsun, etc.) of white.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
Middle English, amount, from Old English wiht; see wight1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)