Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms.


Petty gossip; trivial talk.
intr.v. tit·tle-tat·tled, tit·tle-tat·tling, tit·tle-tat·tles
To talk idly or foolishly; gossip.

[Reduplication of tattle.]
References in periodicals archive ?
A person can be a 'tittle-tattle' or be engaged in the act of tittle-tattling.
DIGITAL media has now taken over most of our lives, from banking online to chatting via Facebook, to business on Linkedin, to tittle-tattling on Twitter.
The tittle-tattling journalist seemed to think the Jason Koumas affair was more important.