woofits

woefits

1. obsolete slang A bout of melancholy or depression. A less-common variant of "woofits." My grandmother used to say my grandfather suffered from the woefits. I suppose it was a time when mental health wasn't really understood.
2. obsolete slang A hangover. A less-common variant of "woofits." I expect he'll be in bed all day with the woefits, judging by how much whiskey he consumed last night.

woofits

1. obsolete slang A bout of melancholy or depression. My grandmother used to say my grandfather suffered from the woofits. I suppose it was a time when mental health wasn't really understood.
2. obsolete slang A hangover. I expect he'll be in bed all day with the woofits, judging by how much whiskey he consumed last night.
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woefits

and woofits (ˈwofɪts and ˈwufɪts)
n. a hangover. The poor guy is suffering from the woefits.

woofits

verb
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