plural noun Informal.

Origin of tix

by shortening and alteration
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Examples from the Web for tix

Historical Examples of tix

  • Tix's picture hangs in the office of his hotel, and is becoming as famous as the cat.

    Concerning Cats

    Helen M. Winslow

British Dictionary definitions for tix


pl n

informal tickets

Word Origin for tix

C20: from tics, shortened from tickets
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Word Origin and History for tix

short for tickets, by 1947, originally headlinese.

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