Definition of tiddler
: a small fish (such as a stickleback or minnow)
Examples of tiddler in a Sentence
The company is no tiddler.
Recent Examples of tiddler from the Web
BRITAIN’S fishing industry is a tiddler, contributing less than 0.1% of GDP.
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Origin and Etymology of tiddler
probably from English dialect tiddly little
First Known Use: 1885See Words from the same year
TIDDLER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tiddler for English Language Learners
: a small fish
: a small and unimportant person or thing
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