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intr.v. tit·tuped, tit·tup·ing, tit·tups or tit·tupped or tit·tup·ping
To move in a lively, capering manner; prance.
A lively, capering manner of moving or walking; a prance.
[Perhaps imitative of the sound of a horse's hooves.]
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vb, -tups, -tupping or -tupped, -tups, -tuping or -tuped
(intr) to prance or frolic
1. a caper
2. the sound made by high-heeled shoes
[C18 (in the sense: a horse's gallop): probably imitative]
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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.
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Past participle: tittupped
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|Verb||1.||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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