1 the main point. 2 the point on which an action rests. 3 the pith of a matter.

“You better sit down,” Joey said to his best friend. “I could try to explain the situation but I won’t. Here’s the gist: I fucked your mom. She was frothing at the gash. Sorry mate.”

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“Gist.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/gist. Accessed 23 July 2024.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “gist”, accessed July 23, 2024, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/gist.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Gist. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved July 23, 2024, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/gist

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