tid·​dly ˈti-dᵊl-ē How to pronounce tiddly (audio)
chiefly British
: slightly drunk

Examples of tiddly in a Sentence

after sampling the single malts at several Scottish distilleries, by day's end we were definitely a little tiddly

Word History


tiddly an alcoholic drink, probably from English dialect tiddly

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tiddly was in 1905

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Cite this Entry

“Tiddly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tiddly. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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