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tit

Noun

1 either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman [syn: breast, bosom, knocker, boob, titty]
2 the small projection of a mammary gland [syn: nipple, mammilla, mamilla, pap, teat]
3 small insectivorous birds [syn: titmouse]

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English

Pronunciation

  • /tɪt/
    Rhymes with: -ɪt

Etymology 1

From titt. Compare teat.

Noun

  1. A mammary gland, teat.
  2. slang vulgar A woman's breast.
    She's got an amazing pair of tits.
  3. An idiot; a fool.
    Look at that tit driving on the wrong side of the road!
Quotations
  • sense An idiot
    • 2002, Dick Plamondon, Have You Ever Been Screwed,http://books.google.com/books?id=ve6uQso2mFEC iUniverse, ISBN 0-595-26199-X, page 234,
      “What did you say to the cops?”
      “I told them everything about the smuggling ring.”
      “Why the fuck did you do that?”
      “They were nice to me.”
      “They’re always nice to people they want to get information from, you dumb tit.”
Synonyms
Related terms
Translations
a mammary gland, teat
a woman's breast

Etymology 2

Perhaps imitative of light tap. Compare earlier tip for tap, from tip, + tap; compare also dialectal tint for tant.

Noun

  1. A light blow or hit (now usually in phrase tit for tat).

Etymology 3

Probably of Scandinavian origin; found earliest in titling and titmouse; compare Icelandic titlingur, dialectal Norwegian titling.

Noun

  1. A small horse; a nag.
    • 1759, he was resolved, for the time to come, to ride his tit with more sobriety. — Laurence Sterne, The Life & Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (Penguin 2003, p. 28)
  2. A young girl, later especially a minx, hussy.
  3. A small passerine bird of the genus Parus or the family Paridae, common in the northern hemisphere.
Translations
a small passerine bird of the genus Parus or the family Paridae
a small horse
a young girl

Danish

Adverb

  1. often

Noun

  1. glimpse

Faroese

Pronoun

  1. you qualifier plural

Irish

Pronunciation

  • lang=ga|[tʲɪtʲ]

Verb

  1. to fall

Conjugation

Mutation

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From the word teeth.

Noun

  1. tooth

Torres Strait Creole

Etymology

From teeth.

Noun

  1. tooth

Extensive Definition

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