'tis

contraction

ˈtiz How to pronounce 'tis (audio)
(ˌ)tiz,
təz
: it is

Word History

Etymology

contraction

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of 'tis was in the 15th century

Dictionary Entries Near 'tis

Cite this Entry

“'tis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%27tis. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

'tis

ˈtiz How to pronounce 'tis (audio)
(ˌ)tiz
: it is
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