- The definition of zizit is the fringes that are on the four corners of the tallit, or on the shirts of orthodox Jewish men.
An example of zizit are the twisted tassels on a Hasidic Jew’s clothing at the waist.
the fringes or tassels worn by orthodox Jewish men, formerly on the corners of the outer garment, now on the four corners of the tallit: Deut. 22:12
Origin of zizitYiddish tsitses ; from Classical Hebrew (language) tsitsit, tassel (interpreted as plural in Yiddish) ; from tsits, blossom ; from root cc, to blossom, bloom