tiddly


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tiddly

(ˈtɪdlɪ)
adj, -dlier or -dliest
Brit small; tiny
[C19: childish variant of little]

tiddly

(ˈtɪdlɪ)
adj, -dlier or -dliest
slang chiefly Brit slightly drunk
[C19 (meaning: a drink): of unknown origin]
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tid•dly

(ˈtɪd li)

adj.
Brit. Slang. tipsy.
[1885–90; orig. uncertain]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tiddly - slightly intoxicated
drunk, inebriated, intoxicated - stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated"
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Translations
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tiddly

[ˈtɪdlɪ] ADJ (tiddlier (compar) (tiddliest (superl))) (Brit)
1. (= drunk) → alegre, achispado, tomado (LAm)
2. (= tiny) → pequeñito, pequeñín
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

tiddly

[ˈtɪdli] adj (British)
(= tipsy) → éméché(e)
(= tiny) → minuscule
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

tiddly

adj (+er) (Brit inf)
(= tiny)winzig, klitzeklein (inf); a tiddly little scratchein klitzekleiner (inf)or winzig kleiner Kratzer
(= tipsy)angesäuselt (inf), → beschwipst; she gets tiddly on half a glass of sherrysie bekommt von einem halben Glas Sherry schon einen Schwips
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

tiddly

[ˈtɪdlɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (Brit) (fam) (drunk) → brillo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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"Find friends who care for you and with passions that you share, like football, boxing or cricket, maybe tiddly winks - now that game's defo rare.
KIDS Tiddly Prom: Bert's Magicial Musical Kitchen A fun musical performance for the under-5s.
Continuing roadworks at Long Lane meant a course alteration to The Tiddly triangle, as riders endured a gruelling five-mile stretch directly into a headwind along the A53.
1 THROWING SHADE Adorned with a pretty bow, this looks cool and will protect from the sun's harmful rays, PS12.99, New Look 2 THE RIGHT STRIPES When the warm tropical seas beckon, this swimsuit is ideal, PS40, Figleaves.com 3 POM TIDDLY OM POM, POM POM This colourful pom pom clutch bag is perfect for taking to the pool bar, PS29.50, M&S Collection 4 LIFE'S A BEACH And you'll need something to lie on.
1 THROWING SHADE Adorned with a pretty bow, this hat looks cool and will protect you from the sun's harmful rays, PS12.99, New Look 2 THE RIGHT STRIPES When the warm tropical seas beckon, this swimsuit is ideal, PS40, Figleaves.com 3 POM TIDDLY OM POM, POM POM This colourful pom pom clutch bag is perfect for taking to the pool bar, PS29.50, M&S Collection 4 LIFE'S A BEACH And you'll need something to lie on.
76 "I had forgotten what 'Tiddly winks' meant." (It meant "making love ".) Also: p.
APROPOS your editorial comment in praise of Geraint Thomas - that magnificent man on his climbing machine: he goes up tiddly up up, he goes down tiddly down down; he enchants all the ladies and steals all the scenes - we tend to think of the London media as delighting in putting us Welsh in our place.
Suppose in a church, mosque or temple the main 5,000 square-foot prayer hall is for a handful of 200 privileged leaders and 1,000 ordinary members are packed like sardines in a tiddly 250sq ft foyer.
"And there was one particular night in my 30s and I was a little bit tiddly and I snogged a girl and someone told Tim and he said he was going to divorce me," she said laughing.
As you were as Tiddly Winks tops rivals again TIDDLY WINKS confirmed the original no-race 'form' when again making all in her re-run Carlsberg Kent St Leger semifinal yesterday afternoon, writes Jim Cremin.
Jorgie, 27, revealed: "My mum has always said to me, 'Never show your nipples and never show your tiddly', so that's what I can never do."