tittle

noun

tit·​tle ˈti-tᵊl How to pronounce tittle (audio)
1
: a point or small sign used as a diacritical mark in writing or printing
2
: a very small part

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

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of tittle was in the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Tittle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tittle. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

tittle

noun
tit·​tle ˈtit-ᵊl How to pronounce tittle (audio)
1
: a point or small sign (as the dot over an i) in writing or printing
2
: a very small part
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