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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." And so saying he craned his neck forward and looked afar off.
"Not from my lips mayst thou hear these tidings; yet, be thou bold, and the daylight shall not pass away from yonder hill-top before thy wish be granted."
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.
Departure From Snake River- Mountains to the North.- Wayworn Travellers- An Increase of the Dorion Family.- A Camp of Shoshonies.-A New-Year Festival Among the Snakes.-A Wintry March Through the Mountains.-A Sunny Prospect, and Milder Climate.- Indian Horse-Tracks.- Grassy Valleys.- A Camp of Sciatogas.- Joy of the Travellers.-Dangers of Abundance.-Habits of the Sciatogas.- Fate of Carriere.- The Umatilla.- Arrival at the Banks of the Columbia.-Tidings of the Scattered Members of the Expedition.- Scenery on the Columbia.- Tidings of Astoria- Arrival at the Falls.
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."
The ringing impact of trucks, the sharp whistle of the engines from the junction, mingled with their shouts of "Men from Mars!" Excited men came into the station about nine o'clock with incredible tidings, and caused no more disturbance than drunkards might have done.
A row between a Nairobi city tycoon and a church over a multimillion-shilling property has taken a new twist after the High Court ruled in favour of the trader.The property in Buru Buru has been the subject of a dispute between Landmark International Properties, which is owned by Mr Patrick Nderitu, and Glad Tidings Crusade Ministry.