bit·​ty | \ ˈbi-tē How to pronounce bitty (audio) \

Definition of bitty

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly British
: made up of or containing bits especially : not cohesive or flowing

Definition of bitty (Entry 2 of 2)

: small, tiny a little bitty room

First Known Use of bitty

Adjective (1)

1892, in the meaning defined above

Adjective (2)

1905, in the meaning defined above

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“Bitty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bitty. Accessed 30 Mar. 2020.

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