'tis

contraction
\ ˈtiz How to pronounce 'tis (audio) , (ˌ)tiz, təz \

Definition of 'tis

: it is

First Known Use of 'tis

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 'tis

contraction

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“'tis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%27tis. Accessed 7 Apr. 2020.

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'tis

\ ˈtiz How to pronounce 'tis (audio) \

Kids Definition of 'tis

: it is “There 'tis again! Didn't you hear it?”— Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer

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