tit·tle | \ˈti-tᵊl \

Definition of tittle 

1 : a point or small sign used as a diacritical mark in writing or printing

2 : a very small part

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Examples of tittle in a Sentence

we have examined every last tittle of evidence available and can find nothing to support his claims there's not a tittle of sense in that book

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Mauricio Pochettino's side still remain in the hunt for a first Champions League tittle - but FA Cup triumph is their most likeliest means to ending the decade-long wait for a trophy. SI.com, "Wayne Rooney Issues Warning to Spurs: Harry Kane Will Leave If Club Fails to End Trophy Drought," 6 Feb. 2018 Related tittle-tattle posited that the company’s new smartwatch would come with its own cellular connectivity. Alan Murray, Fortune, "Fortune’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies — CEO Daily, Monday 11th September," 11 Sep. 2017 With all of this tittle-tattle, your lips desperately need some TLC. Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure, "What This Week's Horoscope Means for You," 14 Aug. 2017 If Mike Pence replaced Donald Trump and implemented every jot and tittle of the conservative program, then won reelection, most Republicans would be enraged, not excited. Ben Shapiro, National Review, "More and More Trump Supporters Celebrate His Character Flaws," 19 July 2017

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First Known Use of tittle

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for tittle

Middle English titel, from Medieval Latin titulus, from Latin, title

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