1.) A small amount or portion of something. 2.) A joke or improvised scene. Everyone still reference the bit on the Chappelle Show about Charlie Murphy and Rick James "True Hollywood Story." 3.) In tech talk, it refers to a binary digit. A bit is the smallest unit of measurement used to quantify computer data. 4.) A part of a handy operating tool.
An available, unmarried man. 2.) In feudal times, a young knight in the service of an older knight was his sexual partner. 3.) A man who remains unmarried. 4.) [20th century] The code word or euphemism for a homosexual. 5.) In Obituraries in The Times of London, they used the expressions 'he never married' for heterosexual bachelors, and 'confirmed bachelor' as a code for being gay.