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tit·tup

 (tĭt′əp)
intr.v. tit·tuped, tit·tup·ing, tit·tups or tit·tupped or tit·tup·ping
To move in a lively, capering manner; prance.
n.
A lively, capering manner of moving or walking; a prance.

[Perhaps imitative of the sound of a horse's hooves.]

tittup

(ˈtɪtəp)
vb, -tups, -tupping or -tupped, -tups, -tuping or -tuped
(intr) to prance or frolic
n
1. a caper
2. the sound made by high-heeled shoes
[C18 (in the sense: a horse's gallop): probably imitative]

tit•tup

(ˈtɪt əp)

n., v. -tuped, -tup•ing (esp. Brit.) -tupped, -tup•ping. Chiefly Brit. n.
1. exaggerated prancing, bouncing movement.
v.i.
2. to move in an exaggerated prancing way.
[1695–1705; dial. tit a jerk, twitch (Middle English titte) + (gall) op]
tit′tup•py, adj.

tittup


Past participle: tittupped
Gerund: tittupping

Imperative
tittup
tittup
Present
I tittup
you tittup
he/she/it tittups
we tittup
you tittup
they tittup
Preterite
I tittupped
you tittupped
he/she/it tittupped
we tittupped
you tittupped
they tittupped
Present Continuous
I am tittupping
you are tittupping
he/she/it is tittupping
we are tittupping
you are tittupping
they are tittupping
Present Perfect
I have tittupped
you have tittupped
he/she/it has tittupped
we have tittupped
you have tittupped
they have tittupped
Past Continuous
I was tittupping
you were tittupping
he/she/it was tittupping
we were tittupping
you were tittupping
they were tittupping
Past Perfect
I had tittupped
you had tittupped
he/she/it had tittupped
we had tittupped
you had tittupped
they had tittupped
Future
I will tittup
you will tittup
he/she/it will tittup
we will tittup
you will tittup
they will tittup
Future Perfect
I will have tittupped
you will have tittupped
he/she/it will have tittupped
we will have tittupped
you will have tittupped
they will have tittupped
Future Continuous
I will be tittupping
you will be tittupping
he/she/it will be tittupping
we will be tittupping
you will be tittupping
they will be tittupping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tittupping
you have been tittupping
he/she/it has been tittupping
we have been tittupping
you have been tittupping
they have been tittupping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tittupping
you will have been tittupping
he/she/it will have been tittupping
we will have been tittupping
you will have been tittupping
they will have been tittupping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tittupping
you had been tittupping
he/she/it had been tittupping
we had been tittupping
you had been tittupping
they had been tittupping
Conditional
I would tittup
you would tittup
he/she/it would tittup
we would tittup
you would tittup
they would tittup
Past Conditional
I would have tittupped
you would have tittupped
he/she/it would have tittupped
we would have tittupped
you would have tittupped
they would have tittupped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.tittup - to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others; "He struts around like a rooster in a hen house"
walk - use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"
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