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  • noun Shit.

Etymologies

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Rhyming slang, using the name of Eartha Kitt (1927–2008), American singer and actress.

Examples

  • Eartha Kitt took off her shoes and walked in stockinged feet.

    Burial for a King

  • Eartha Kitt took off her shoes and walked in stockinged feet.

    Burial for a King

  • Ingenious, yes, but not director Peter Rowe's ingenuity – it is a steal from New Faces of 1952, the revue which introduced us to Eartha Kitt.

    Letters: Big business society

  • She had a unique sound—something rasping, scratchy, almost squawking and yet it still managed to sound soft; a cross between Eartha Kitt and Minnie Ripperton.

    Fallin’ Up

  • Eartha Kitt took off her shoes and walked in stockinged feet.

    Burial for a King

  • She had a unique sound—something rasping, scratchy, almost squawking and yet it still managed to sound soft; a cross between Eartha Kitt and Minnie Ripperton.

    Fallin’ Up

  • All that was left was Steinbrenner and Brando, and a three-top by the window of Fyodor Dostoevsky, Eartha Kitt and Mitch Hedberg.

    The Boss & Brando Do Lunch

  • Also in Manhattan, a pristine studio with parquet floors in an Art Deco building near the No. 2 and 3 trains at 125th Street beckons buyers with its $85,000 price tag and historic pedigree—Eartha Kitt, Della Reese and Billy Eckstine once lived there.

    Picking Over the Low End

  • At a reported 5-foot-8, Hathaway apparently would be Hollywood's tallest Catwoman since the '60s, when Julie Newmar (5-foot-11) and Lee Meriwether (5-foot-8) shared the suit on the campy "Batman" TV series with the incomparable Eartha Kitt.

    QUICK POST: Anne Hathaway is the new 'Catwoman' for 'The Dark Knight Rises' [UPDATED]

  • She had a unique sound—something rasping, scratchy, almost squawking and yet it still managed to sound soft; a cross between Eartha Kitt and Minnie Ripperton.

    Fallin’ Up

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