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nounChiefly British.
  1. a variant of tidbit.

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How to use titbit in a sentence

  • The world was in its second childhood for the moment, like old Timothy—eating its titbit first!

  • Then the tongue was removed, for this was considered a titbit.

    Troop One of the Labrador | Dillon Wallace
  • A quiver of minnows, fat of a spongy titbit, flash through the slits of his buttoned trouserfly.

    Ulysses | James Joyce
  • Thus aided, they are enabled to state that the ladies always have the best place and choicest titbit at the table.

  • Down darted his sharp beak and snatched the titbit from under the very points of the tines.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman | Albert Walter Tolman

British Dictionary definitions for titbit


esp US tidbit

/ (ˈtɪtˌbɪt) /

  1. a tasty small piece of food; dainty

  2. a pleasing scrap of anything, such as scandal

Origin of titbit

C17: perhaps from dialect tid tender, of obscure origin

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