Monday, July 12, 1999
Definitions for tittle-tattle
- Idle, trifling talk; empty prattle.
- An idle, trifling talker; a gossip.
- to talk idly; to prate.
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Citations for tittle-tattle
The literary tittle-tattle of the age.
It is better even to have a useless hobby than to be a tittle-tattler and a busybody.
Origin of tittle-tattle
Tittle-tattle is a varied reduplication of tattle, which derives from Medieval Dutch tatelen, to babble.