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bitty

[ bit-ee ]
/ ˈbɪt i /
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adjective, bit·ti·er, bit·ti·est.

Informal. tiny; itty-bitty: a little bitty town.
Chiefly British. containing or consisting of small bits or pieces; fragmentary.

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Origin of bitty

First recorded in 1890–95; bit2 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM bitty

bit·ti·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bitty

bitty
/ (ˈbɪtɪ) /

adjective -tier or -tiest

lacking unity; disjointed
containing bits, sediment, etc

Derived forms of bitty

bittiness, noun
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