Gim vs Git - What's the difference?

gim | git |

As an adjective gim

is (dialect|dated) neat; spruce.

As an initialism git is

; gastrointestinal tract.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en adjective)
  • (dialect, dated) neat; spruce
  • (Webster 1913) ----



    Alternative forms

    * get

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) , related to beget. (from Online Etymology Dictionary)


    (en noun)
  • (British, slang, pejorative) A contemptible person.
  • (British, slang, pejorative) A silly, incompetent, stupid, annoying or childish person.
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  • Usage notes
    * 'Git' is usually used as an insult, more severe than twit but less severe than a true profanity like wanker or arsehole, and may often be used affectionately between friends. 'Get' can also be used, with a subtle change of meaning. 'You cheeky get!' is slightly less harsh than 'You cheeky git!'. * 'Git' is frequently used in conjunction with another word to achieve a more specific meaning. For instance a "smarmy git" refers to a person of a slimy, ingratiating disposition; a "jammy git" would be a person with undeserved luck. The phrase "grumpy old git", denoting a cantankerous old man, is used with particular frequency. * In parts of northern , 'get' is still used in preference to 'git'. In the Republic of Ireland, 'get', rather than 'git' is used. * The word has been ruled by the .


  • (Appalachian, Southern US, AAVE) To get.
  • (Appalachian, Southern US, AAVE) To leave.
  • Etymology 2


    (en noun)
  • (channel in metal casting)
  • Anagrams

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