/ˈnɪti/ (say 'nitee)

adjective (nittier, nittiest)
1. full of nits.
2. Colloquial foolish.
{nit1 + -t- + -y1}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Nitty — (or Nitti) may refer to: Nitty (musician) a pop rap artist Nitti (producer), a rapper and producer Frank Nitti, a mobster Antero Niittymäki, a hockey goalie Francesco Saverio Nitti, an Italian economist and politician Francesco Fausto Nitti Nitti …   Wikipedia

  • Nitty — Nit ty, a. [L. nitidus. See {Nitid}.] Shining; elegant; spruce. [Obs.] O sweet, nitty youth. Marston. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nitty — Nit ty, a. Full of nits. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nitty — (adj.) full of nits, 1560s, from NIT (Cf. nit) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • nitty — [nit′ē] adj. nittier, nittiest full of nits …   English World dictionary

  • nitty — /nit ee/, adj., nittier, nittiest. full of nits. [1560 70; NIT1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • nitty — adjective a) Shining; elegant; spruce, used by drug dealers. b) having nits in ones hair …   Wiktionary

  • nitty — adj. full of lice eggs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nitty — nit·ty …   English syllables

  • nitty —  Foolish …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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