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  • innit — /inˈit/ interjection An informal contraction of isn t it, used as a tag question or as mere oral punctuation ORIGIN: Phonetic respelling of colloquial pronunciation …   Useful english dictionary

  • innit — contraction Brit. informal isn t it. Usage In informal, usually spoken, language innit has developed into a general purpose ‘filler’ which is used to seek confirmation or merely for emphasis, as in I play it quite often, innit? (meaning ‘don t… …   English new terms dictionary

  • innit? — question form, exclamation British a. a question tag used to precede or to follow a statement ► Innit? has now found its way to the be ginning of sentences: Innit we re going to McDonalds today? (Roy Kerridge writing in the Evening Standard, 20… …   Contemporary slang

  • innit — [[t]ɪ̱nɪt[/t]] Innit can be used at the end of a statement to make it into a question. It is a way of saying isn t it . [INFORMAL, SPOKEN] The record s great, innit? …   English dictionary

  • innit — UK [ˈɪnɪt] / US British very informal a) a way of saying isn t it? It s a nice little car, innit? b) used as a general question tag after any statement, especially by young people Suzie s coming to the party tonight, innit? …   English dictionary

  • innit — in|nit [ˈınıt] BrE spoken [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: isn t it] used at the end of a statement or in reply to a statement, often to emphasize what has just been said ▪ Did you see the way Schumacher went past him? Innit …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Innit — Shortened form of Isn t it . Invented in London UK hey that is a wicked movie innit? …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Innit! — Unlike some languages, English requires many different question phrases (aren t they?, can t we?, don t you?, etc.) instead of one (as in French n est cepas?). Indian and Pakistani English has for many years used isn t it? in this way, but in the …   Contemporary slang

  • innit! — Exclam. A questioning statement. E.g. That s got to be the best goal ever, innit! …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Innit — …   Wikipedia

  • Innit? — corruption of the query Ain t it? : Isn t it? …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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