tit·​tle-tat·​tle ˈti-tᵊl-ˌta-tᵊl How to pronounce tittle-tattle (audio)
tittle-tattle intransitive verb

Word History


reduplication of tattle entry 2

First Known Use

circa 1529, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tittle-tattle was circa 1529

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“Tittle-tattle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tittle-tattle. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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