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
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.
This was just one of many behind-the-scenes tidbits that Underwood, 34, and Paisley, 44, shared during a one-hour Q&A that celebrated their nine-year partnership – with a 10th, just announced, now on its way in November.
There are a lot of interesting tidbits in here, but perhaps most surprising from an American perspective is that of the 100 people, 59 would live in Asia, while only 8 would live in North America.
For those wondering about Wray’s thoughts on the position, the most interesting tidbits come in his own words, as reported by Graff in Wired.
A few of the most interesting tidbits include: --There were 529 insurers in the individual market in 2013, the year before the marketplaces opened.
Charlotte’s water is safe for consumers, the city said in an annual report Monday that, for the first time, offers tidbits for the growing legion of home beer brewers.
In July, the restoration will join the Criterion collection on Blu-Ray, gussied up with a Geoff Dyer interview and various other tidbits.
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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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