titbit


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tit·bit

 (tĭt′bĭt′)
n.
Variant of tidbit.

titbit

(ˈtɪtˌbɪt) or

tidbit

n
1. (Cookery) a tasty small piece of food; dainty
2. a pleasing scrap of anything, such as scandal
[C17: perhaps from dialect tid tender, of obscure origin]

tit•bit

(ˈtɪtˌbɪt)

n.
Chiefly Brit. tidbit.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.titbit - a small tasty bit of foodtitbit - a small tasty bit of food    
dainty, goody, kickshaw, treat, delicacy - something considered choice to eat

titbit

noun
1. delicacy, goody, dainty, morsel, treat, snack, choice item, juicy bit, bonne bouche (French) She offered him titbits; a chicken drumstick, some cheese.
2. piece, item, scrap, bit, morsel, juicy bit titbits of gossip gleaned from the corridors of power
Translations
لُقْمَه صَغيرَه
pamlsek
lækkerbisken
góîgæti
gardus kąsnelis
gards kumossgardums
maškrtapochúťka
lezzetli bir lokma

titbit

[ˈtɪtbɪt] tidbit [ˈtɪdbɪt] (US) N [of food] → golosina f; [of gossip] → cotilleo m

titbit

[ˈtɪtbɪt] n
(= food) → friandise f
(= piece of gossip) → potin m
a juicy titbit about sb → une belle sur qntit-for-tat [ˌtɪtfərˈtæt] adj
a series of tit-for-tat expulsions → une escalade des expulsions
tit-for-tat protectionism → l'escalade du protectionnisme

titbit

, (US) tidbit
n
(= piece of information)Pikanterie f

titbit

[ˈtɪtˌbɪt] n tid£bit (Am) [ˈtɪdˌbɪt] n (of food) → bocconcino, leccornia (fig) (of news, information, gossip) → notizia ghiotta

titbit

(ˈtitbit) tidbit (ˈtidbit) noun
a tasty little piece of food. He gave the dog a titbit.
References in classic literature ?
And, amid these rich and potent devices of the culinary art (not one of which, probably, had been tested, within the memory of any man's grandfather), poor Hepzibah was seeking for some nimble little titbit, which, with what skill she had, and such materials as were at hand, she might toss up for breakfast.
This troublesome and impertinent little fowl," said he, "would make a delicate titbit to begin dinner with.
He dared him to stop and do battle with him; but Sheeta only loped on after the luscious titbit now almost within his reach.