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Contemporary Examples of mitty
Then let Mitty, with his usual golden touch, note that the owners have their points, too!Okay, It's Really Time to Settle the NFL Strike
September 25, 2012
Historical Examples of mitty
Mitty was just the right sort of a Mitty for a little frontier girl.Little Ferns For Fanny's Little Friends
We must do something, girls, and look 'how it do rain,' as Mitty would say.The Four Corners Abroad
Amy Ella Blanchard
"She certainly is a sight," remarked Mary Lee, watching Mitty's exit.
Don't say done forgot; that sounds like Mitty and Unc' Landy.
"I has what I has," returned Mitty, breaking some splinters of wood across her knee.
- a fictional character given to grand and elaborate fantasies; daydreamer
- (as modifier)a Walter Mitty character; a Mitty act
Word Origin for Mitty
"adventurous daydreamer," 1950, from title character in "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," short story by U.S. author James Thurber (1894-1961) first published in the "New Yorker" March 18, 1939.