agita

agita
noun Etymology: South Italian dialect pronunciation of Italian acido, literally, heartburn, acid, from Latin acidus Date: 1982 a feeling of agitation or anxiety

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • agita — agita …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • agita — AGITÁ, agít, vb. I. 1. tranz. şi refl. A (se) mişca repede încoace şi încolo; a (se) clătina, a (se) zgudui; a (se) frământa. ♦ tranz. A amesteca două sau mai multe substanţe prin clătinarea lor (într un vas). 2. refl. (fam.) A se manifesta prin… …   Dicționar Român

  • AGITA — vide Aguti …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • agitá — vb., ind. prez. 1 sg. agít, 3 sg. şi pl. agítã …   Romanian orthography

  • agita — /aj i teuh/, n. 1. heartburn; indigestion. 2. agitation; anxiety. [1980 85, Amer.; < It, < agitare < L agitare AGITATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • agita — noun dyspepsia; mental aggravation; annoyance …   Wiktionary

  • ágíta — m ( n/ n) prodigal, spendthrift …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • agita — n. (Italian American slang) acid indigestion, upset stomach, heartburn; agitation, anxiety …   English contemporary dictionary

  • agità —    (AH jee tah) [Italian] Agitation; annoyance; trouble …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • agita — ag•i•ta [[t]ˈædʒ ɪ tə[/t]] n. 1) cvb heartburn; indigestion 2) cvb agitation; anxiety • Etymology: 1980–85, amer.; < It, < agitare < L agitāre agitate …   From formal English to slang

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”