Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
Got it
Download the app
educalingo
Search
Dire Straits is a great band. Someone tells you they like 'Brothers in Arms' and immediately you know they're a stupid annoying git.
Alexei Sayle

Meaning of "git" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GIT

From get ( to beget, hence a bastard, fool).
info
Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp
section

PRONUNCIATION OF GIT

git  [ɡɪt] play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Git is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GIT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of git in the English dictionary

The definition of git in the dictionary is a contemptible person, often a fool. Other definition of git is a bastard.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIT

girtline
GIS
gisarme
Gisborne
Giscard d´Estaing
Gish
gism
gismo
Gissing
gist
gitana
gitano
Gitmo
gittarone
gittern
gittin
Giulini
Giulio Romano
giusto
givable

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIT

a bit
benefit
bit
circuit
credit
cut it
Detroit
dit
edit
exclusive OR circuit
exit
fit
for it
fruit
get it
go to it
have had it
hit
I have it
in the shit

Synonyms and antonyms of git in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «git» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF GIT

Find out the translation of git to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of git from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «git» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

GIT
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

git
570 millions of speakers

English

git
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

git
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بوابة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мерзавец
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

git
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Git
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

git
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Git
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

git
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

gitの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자식
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Git
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

git
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Git
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Git
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

git
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

git
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

git
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мерзотник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

git
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

git
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

git
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

git
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

git
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of git

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIT»

The term «git» is very widely used and occupies the 8.401 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Very widely used
97
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «git» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of git
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «git».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «git» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «git» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about git

EXAMPLES

4 QUOTES WITH «GIT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word git.
1
Steve Jones
In '77 there was no Internet, there was no Twitter or Facebook, and I think that, without being some old git who hates anything new, people's attention spans are too short. Back then you had 'Top Of The Pops' and 'Melody Maker,' and you had to make the effort to go to a show so that you absorbed the culture of music.
2
Alexei Sayle
Americans have different ways of saying things. They say 'elevator', we say 'lift'... they say 'President', we say 'stupid psychopathic git.
3
Alexei Sayle
Dire Straits is a great band. Someone tells you they like 'Brothers in Arms' and immediately you know they're a stupid annoying git.
4
Paul Weller
People say that if you're still angry at 52, you're not an angry young man, just a grumpy old git.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIT»

Discover the use of git in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to git and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Version Control with Git: Powerful Tools and Techniques for ...
Provides information on using Git to track, merge, and manage software projects.
Jon Loeliger, Matthew McCullough, 2012
2
Pro Git
A book by Git experts to turn you into a Git expert Introduces the world of distributed version control Shows how to build a Git development workflow What you’ll learn Use Git as a programmer or a project leader Become a fluent Git user ...
Scott Chacon, 2009
3
Git: Version Control for Everyone
The book follows a Blended Learning Approach (Learning through multiple modes: Readers learn theory to understand the concept and reinforce it by practically doing it).
Ravishankar Somasundaram, 2013
4
Git Pocket Guide
This pocket guide is the perfect on-the-job companion to Git, the distributed version control system.
Richard E. Silverman, 2013
5
Pragmatic Guide to Git
Provides information on using the version control system, covering such topics as branching, merging, and working with the repository.
Travis Swicegood, 2010
6
GIT-R-DONE
Lord, I apologize! The book will go down in history as one of America’s most important events since the breakup of Aldo Nova.
Larry the Cable Guy, 2005
7
Fixin to Git: One Fan’s Love Affair with NASCAR’s Winston Cup
For years a “closeted” NASCAR fan, Professor Jim Wright took advantage of a sabbatical in 1999 to attend stock-car races at seven of the Winston Cup’s legendary venues: Daytona, Indianapolis, Darlington, Charlotte, Richmond, Atlanta, ...
Jim Wright, 2002
8
Pragmatic Version Control: Using Git
Whether you're just starting out as a professional programmer or are an old hand, this book will get you started using Git in this new distributed world.
Travis Swicegood, 2008
9
Are You a Miserable Old Git?
Whether wielding the sly insult or offering direct contempt, pouring theoldest of water on the grandest of plans or spoiling the happiest of days,r else simply groaning and grumbling in the background in counterpoint tohe cheerful bustle of ...
Andrew John, Stephen Blake, 2006
10
Git Magic
This is a great way to approach Git: newbies can ignore its inner workings and view Git as a gizmo that can amaze friends and infuriate enemies with its wondrous abilities.
Ben Lynn, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term git is used in the context of the following news items.
1
GIT to showcase broadcast technology and solutions at MediaTech …
Graphic Image Technologies (GIT), a distributor of quality broadcast solutions to the South African market, will be showcasing the latest ... «Screen Africa, Jul 15»
2
Linux Kernel 3.14.48 LTS Adds ARM, ARM64, x86, and IPv4 …
"The updated 3.14.y git tree can be found at: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-3.14.y and can be browsed ... «Softpedia News, Jul 15»
3
Amazon moves nearer Platform as a Service concept with new …
AWS CodeCommit is a source code management service for Git repositories. AWS CodePipeline is a continuous delivery service, which means ... «The Register, Jul 15»
4
The Last Ship
"You're a lucky old git, Sean Ramsey," I says to myself. But then...the...then...I had myself my moment of revelation. I did. It came to me. «TV Fanatic, Jul 15»
5
Words and music for the ages
Git a little drunk An' you land in jail”) anticipated the civil rights struggle of the 1950s and 1960s by more than a quarter century, as musical ... «Huntsville Item, Jul 15»
6
Photo Flash: GREEN GROW THE LILACS at Theatricum
... incorporating the colorful vernacular of early 20th century settlers and infusingLilacs with songs like "Git Along Little Doggies," "Home on the ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
7
View from the Street: Energy Wars, Episode IV: The Government …
... it look like the PM had extracted some sort of concession from the ABC instead of just backing down after making a bit of a git of himself. «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
8
Rihanna: Natural-born thriller...
Supposedly inspired by 1988 blaxploitation parody 'I'm Gonna Git You Sucka', one Irish feminist group reckons #BBHMM wouldn't be ruffling ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
9
15-year-old loading laundry for the needy
Caroline Gowan washed clothes tonight at Git-R-Dun Too laundromat in Warner Robins, but the loads weren't her own. Eugene Tharpe says ... «13WMAZ, Jul 15»
10
WANdisco Announces New Federal Sales Team
... will provide government customers with better performance, scalability, and availability for their Hadoop, Subversion, and Git deployments.". «Digital Journal, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Git [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/git>. Mar 2021 ».
Download the educalingo app
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z