a pimple; skin blemish.
The Teen Choice Awards are like other awards shows—self-aggrandizing speeches, silly performances—but shorter and with zits.
9 Most Outrageous Moments from the Teen Choice Awards The Daily Beast Video August 10, 2009
Everyone was ugly, full of embarrassing hair, zits, glasses.
Wheels Is Dead: Remembering a Canadian Childhood Glynnis MacNicol February 29, 2012
Krishna had his own little girl between his knees, with heart-shaped lips and thick matte concealer over her zits.
Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town Cory Doctorow
(slang) a pimple
“acne pimple,” 1966, originally U.S. teenager slang, of unknown origin.
A minor skin lesion; a pimple; a blackhead: First Arnie’s zits mysteriously clear up
A mark left by a love-bite, a strong kiss, etc; hickey: She tried to conceal the big zit on her neck
[1966+ Teenagers; origin unknown; perhaps echoic of the squishy pop made when the pus is squeezed from a blackhead]
To set something on fire; ignite something
[1970s+ Army; fr Zippo, trademark of a cigarette lighter, probably fr the sound made as one turns the sparking wheel, and the speed with which the lighter ignites]
a tubular pasta in short pieces, similar to rigatoni, often baked in a tomato sauce. Historical Examples Here an interesting pause took place; at length a lady named zitti, zitti. Franz Liszt James Huneker My preachment will bore you, but you will (if you read it) detect an ensemble; but, for goodness’ sake, zitti! The […]
adjective having or tending to have pimples Word Origin 1991
a legendary Sumerian king who built a boat in which to escape the Deluge.
a month equivalent to Iyar of the modern Jewish calendar. I Kings 6:1.