Definition of tidbit
1 : a choice morsel of food
2 : a choice or pleasing bit (as of information)
Examples of tidbit in a Sentence
I just heard a juicy tidbit about your brother.
gave her an expensive box of chocolate tidbits
Recent Examples of tidbit from the Web
To hear the rest of the interview, including a tidbit about the Obamas’ favorite drinks, listen to Sidedoor’s bonus mini-episode.
The video itself was accompanied by these tidbits: As production wrapped on season 6, Joseline became increasingly uncooperative.
The reason these buzzwords and quoted tidbits matter is their relevance to a question that has vexed investigators: whether there was a concerted effort by the Trump campaign to work hand-in-hand with Russia to tip the scales of the election.
Guest speaker Sara Ayers-Rigsby, from the Public Archaeology Network, will be on-board providing historical tidbits about Fort Lauderdale, and the Gold Coast Banjo Band will perform twangy tunes.
Pottermore fans are already *freaking out* over this tweet: It’s time to discover some tidbits about the next @fantasticbeasts film.
Well, save for one detail: Kunis and Kutcher's first real-life kiss—a tidbit Kutcher opened up about in a new interview with Howard Stern.
But with a full and volatile season behind them, the two have grown closer, prompting check-ins from Bradford last month, seeking tidbits from his coach who watched OTA practices on a tablet from his Kentucky retreat.
The rest Other stragglers and tidbits from the all-too-brief event include news that the Quake Champions beta is now open to everybody on PC, and Wolfenstein’s B.J. Blazkowicz is now a playable character.
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Origin and Etymology of tidbit
perhaps from tit- (as in titmouse) + bit
First Known Use: circa 1640See Words from the same year
TIDBIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tidbit for English Language Learners
: a small piece of food
: a small piece of news or interesting information
TIDBIT Defined for Kids
Definition of tidbit for Students
1 : a small tasty piece of food
2 : a small interesting but unimportant bit (as of news)
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