[tahy-th er]


a person who gives or pays tithes, as to a church.
a person who advocates payment of tithes.
a person who collects tithes.

Nearby words

  1. titer,
  2. titfer,
  3. tithable,
  4. tithe,
  5. tithe barn,
  6. tithing,
  7. tithonia,
  8. tithonus,
  9. titi,
  10. titian

Origin of tither

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at tithe, -er1

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Word Origin and History for tither



late 14c., agent noun from tithe (v.).

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