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Oxford dictionary definition of the word bit:
1a small piece, part, or quantity of something:
give the duck a bit of bread
he read bits of his work to me
(a bit) a short time or distance:
I fell asleep for a bit
can you move over a bit?
(a bit) a fairly large amount:
working in a foreign country took quite a bit of getting used to
2 [with adjective] informal a set of actions or ideas associated with a specific group or activity:
Miranda could go off and do her theatrical bit
3 informal a girl or young woman:
he went and married some young bit half his age
4 (bits) British informal a person’s genitals:
You could see everything! All her bits!
5North American informal a unit of 12 1/ 2 cents (used only in even multiples).
somewhat; to some extent:
he came back looking a bit annoyed
bit by bit
bit by bit the truth started to emerge
a bit of a ——
used to suggest that something is not severe or extreme, or is the case only to a limited extent:
I have had a bit of an accident
he’s a bit of a womanizer
used to denote a young person or one of slight build:
you’re just a bit of a girl yourself
a bit of all right
British informal a pleasing person or thing, especially a woman regarded in sexual terms:
that blonde’s a bit of all right
bit of fluff (or skirt or stuff)
British informal a woman regarded in sexual terms.
bit of rough
bit on the side
1a person with whom one is unfaithful to one’s partner.
2money earned outside one’s normal job:
I’d like to make a bit on the side
bits and pieces (or British bobs)
an assortment of small items.
do one’s bit
informal make a useful contribution to an effort or cause:
I was persuaded to do my bit for the environment
British informal very upset or emotionally affected:
she found out he was two-timing her—she’s in bits, really she is
not a bit
not at all:
I’m not a bit tired
not a bit of it
British not at all:
Am I being unduly cynical? Not a bit of it
both cars were smashed to bits
2 informal very much; to a great degree:
Vicky was thrilled to bits
I just love him to bits
Old English bita ‘bite, mouthful’, of Germanic origin; related to German Bissen, also to bite