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
In July, the restoration will join the Criterion collection on Blu-Ray, gussied up with a Geoff Dyer interview and various other tidbits.
None of those tidbits would be as important at this stage of the offseason than the presence of a certain left tackle participating in team drills by the end of May. Terron Armstead took several practice reps with the first unit during team drills.
The reported tidbits of his gruff exchanges with European leaders — combined with images of bemused dignitaries cringing through a series of awkward photo ops — were evidence enough, but the statements that followed the trip confirmed it.
The Senate Republican’s campaign arm immediately seized on the travel tidbit —
Wilson has provided tidbits of her vision during public meetings.
There are other tidbits, like that Michael Jackson stayed a Jehovah’s Witness.
To include news, tidbits, honors and activities in Olmsted Falls and Olmsted Township, contact Joanne DuMound at email@example.com.
Here are a couple other tidbits: • 25 percent of people infected with HIV don’t know it.
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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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