tittle–tattle

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noun tit·tle–tat·tle \ˈti-təl-ˌta-təl\

Definition of tittle–tattle

tittle–tattle

intransitive verb

Origin and Etymology of tittle–tattle

reduplication of 1tattle


First Known Use: circa 1529


TITTLE–TATTLE Defined for English Language Learners

tittle–tattle

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noun tit·tle–tat·tle \ˈti-təl-ˌta-təl\

Definition of tittle–tattle for English Language Learners

  • : talk about things that are not important or interesting

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a brief usually trivial fact

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