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tid·ings

 (tī′dĭngs)
pl.n.
Information or news: tidings of great joy; sad tidings.

[Middle English tiding, tithand, report, piece of news, from Old Norse tīdhendi, events, from tīdhr, occurring; see dā- in Indo-European roots.]

tidings

(ˈtaɪdɪŋz)
pl n
information or news
[Old English tīdung; related to Middle Low German tīdinge information, Old Norse tidhendi events; see tide2]

ti•dings

(ˈtaɪ dɪŋz)

n. (sometimes used with a sing. v.)
news, information, or notification: sad tidings.
[before 1100; Middle English; late Old English tīdung, perhaps as calque of Old Norse tīthindi. See tide2, -ing1]

tidings

- Probably comes from Old Norse tithindi, "news of events."
See also related terms for news.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tidings - information about recent and important eventstidings - information about recent and important events; "they awaited news of the outcome"
info, information - a message received and understood
good word - good news
latest - the most recent news or development; "have you heard the latest?"
update - news that updates your information

tidings

plural noun news, report, word, message, latest (informal), information, communication, intelligence, bulletin, gen (Brit. informal) He hated always being the bearer of bad tidings.
Translations
أنْباء
zprávy
tíîindi, fréttir
vēstsziņa

tidings

[ˈtaɪdɪŋz] NPL (o.f. or liter) → noticias fpl

tidings

[ˈtaɪdɪŋz] nplnouvelle f
to be the bearer of bad tidings → être le porteur de mauvaises nouvelles

tidings

pl (old, liter)Kunde f (old, liter), → Botschaft f (liter), → Nachricht f

tidings

[ˈtaɪdɪŋz] npl (old) → notizie fpl

tidings

(ˈtaidiŋz) noun plural
news. They brought tidings of a great victory.
References in classic literature ?
Why, that is good news," said the Cock; "and there I see some one coming, with whom we can share the good tidings.
Stronger it grew and sadder, and deepened into the tone of a death bell, knolling dolefully from some ivy-mantled tower, and bearing tidings of mortality and woe to the cottage, to the hall, and to the solitary wayfarer that all might weep for the doom appointed in turn to them.
But Grandfather delayed its momentous history while he touched briefly upon some of the bloody battles, sieges, and onslaughts, the tidings of which kept continually coming to the ears of the old inhabitants of Boston.
At daybreak tidings were carried to the Marquis de Montcalm that the English army was waiting to give him battle on the Plains of Abraham.
Rose was delighted; and as soon as I had told her all I thought proper - which was all I affected to know - she flew with alacrity to put on her bonnet and shawl, and hasten to carry the glad tidings to the Millwards and Wilsons - glad tidings, I suspect, to none but herself and Mary Millward - that steady, sensible girl, whose sterling worth had been so quickly perceived and duly valued by the supposed Mrs.
They again learnt tidings of some of the scattered members of the expedition, supposed to be M'Kenzie, M'Lellan, and their men, who had preceded them down the river, and had overturned one of their canoes, by which they lost many articles.
On your brow I read despair -- your lips falter ere you announce some terrible tidings -- your hands tremble.
Sir," said Chatillon, "if you bring bad tidings it will be cruel in you to announce them to the queen.
Excited men came into the station about nine o'clock with incredible tidings, and caused no more disturbance than drunkards might have done.
Summary: It is welcome news that Prime Minister Saad Hariri has withdrawn his resignation, which alone promises good tidings for the Lebanese, especially during the festive season.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan's ambassador to the United States, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry while rejecting negative propaganda against China Pakistan Economic Project (CPEC) has said it will bring glad tidings and is a source of prosperity for both the nations.
Grim Tidings picks up seconds after the dramatic ending of Among Wolves (HarperVoyager, 2015/VOYA December 2015), when all of the villagers of Lac Dupre in the long ago land of Llise disappeared.