General English

  • noun an annoying person


  • noun an unpleasant or worthless person. Many saloon-bar lexicologists have claimed that this word is an Arabic term of abuse, meaning ‘pregnant camel’, which was imported by servicemen who had been stationed in Egypt. The Arabic word does exist, but was probably noticed by British soldiers because the word git, a southern pronunciation of get (bastard or fool), was already part of their stock of vulgarisms.


  • acronym forgroup incentive tour fare
    (written as GIT)


  • acronym forgroup inclusive tour
    (written as GIT)
  • noun a tour for a group of people, where the price per person includes all travel, accommodation and meals.