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tiddly

[ tid-lee ]
/ ˈtɪd li /
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adjective Chiefly British Slang.
slightly drunk; tipsy.
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Origin of tiddly

First recorded in 1885–90; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for tiddly (1 of 2)

tiddly1
/ (ˈtɪdlɪ) /

adjective -dlier or -dliest
British small; tiny

Word Origin for tiddly

C19: childish variant of little

British Dictionary definitions for tiddly (2 of 2)

tiddly2
/ (ˈtɪdlɪ) /

adjective -dlier or -dliest
slang, mainly British slightly drunk

Word Origin for tiddly

C19 (meaning: a drink): of unknown origin
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