titman

[ tit-muh n ]
/ ˈtɪt mən /

noun, plural tit·men. Chiefly Northeastern U.S.

the runt of an animal litter, especially the smallest pig.
Archaic: Offensive. a short or small person.

Nearby words

  1. titled,
  2. titleholder,
  3. titles,
  4. titleship,
  5. titlist,
  6. titmouse,
  7. tito,
  8. tito, marshal,
  9. titograd,
  10. titoism

Origin of titman

1845–55

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British Dictionary definitions for titman

titman

/ (ˈtɪtmən) /

noun plural -men

(of pigs) the runt of a litter

Word Origin for titman

tit- (as in titmouse) + man

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