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Nitty \Nit"ty\, a. Full of nits.
--B. Jonson.


Nitty \Nit"ty\, a. [L. nitidus. See Nitid.] Shining; elegant; spruce. [Obs.] ``O sweet, nitty youth.''

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"full of nits," 1560s, from nit + -y (2).


a. 1 (context obsolete slang English) shining; elegant; spruce. 2 Full of nits.

Nitty (musician)

Frank Ross (born December 23, 1977), better known by stage nameNitty, is an American hip hop recording artist from The Bronx, New York. He is perhaps best known for his debut single " Nasty Girl" and his pop rap style of hip hop, which he calls "playboy rap".


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Usage examples of "nitty".

Christina wasn't aware of the tension in the atmosphere, or the fact that her husband was standing directly behind Nitty, staring at her.

Since Nitty had already shown her his cards, she wasn't sure if that law still applied, but she wasn't about to take any chances… not with the wonderful cards she'd been dealt.

Now, if you'll excuse me, the nitty gritty doesn't get done by talking about it.

But when the nitty gritty comes, when the chips are down, you can't lie anymore.