Nitter vs Pitter - What's the difference?

nitter | pitter |


As nouns the difference between nitter and pitter

is that nitter is (zoology) a louse that deposits nits on horses while pitter is see pitter-patter.

As a verb pitter is

to make a pattering sound.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

nitter

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (zoology) A louse that deposits nits on horses.
  • (Webster 1913)

    pitter

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • See pitter-patter.
  • A device that removes pits from fruit such as olives or cherries.
  • Derived terms

    * cherry pitter * olive pitter

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make a pattering sound.