from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Shining; elegant; spruce.
  • adj. having nits in one's hair.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of nits.
  • adj. Shining; elegant; spruce.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of nits; abounding with nits.
  • Shining; elegant; spruce.


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  • (adjective) - Abounding with nits, the eggs of a louse or other small insect.

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  • "One of his eyes was burnt shut, and his hair was but a nitty wig of ash upon his blackened skull." -Cormac McCarthy, "The Road"

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