American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A choice morsel, as of gossip or food: "The book is chock-full of colorful tidbits about theater and theater people” ( Alec Guinness).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as titbit.
- n. A tasty morsel (of food, gossip etc.)
- n. computing, informal A quarter of a byte (Half of a nibble).
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A delicate or tender piece of anything eatable; a delicious morsel.
- n. a small tasty bit of food
- Perhaps obsolete and dialectal tid, tender + bit1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In all honesty – Really think this tidbit is a waste of space.”
“Thank you and what a lovely giftie to start off our New Year with this short but oh so hot tidbit from the next installment ....”
“Also interesting tidbit from a recent presentation summary about data from Denmark (in 2009 there were 5 traffic deaths in Copenhagen):”
“Here's a fun little tidbit from the Urban Dictionary:”
“Another tidbit from a failed National Healthcare system izoneguy”
“Based off of this tidbit from the MS download site, I'm going to wait a week or so for the furor to die down: You don't need to rush to get the RC.”
“The last little tidbit is something that may move you to the top of the list for those appreciative producers trying to fill an opening from a last-minute cancellation.”
“I don't think that tidbit is going to get me a raise, but the ability to get to the heart of a problem and not get stuck at the edges is a skill (derived from the class lectures) that most certainly will.”
“I got a kick out of this little tidbit from the 'theology of science fiction' article;”
“For aficionados of rich-people-being-naughty stories, there's this delicious tidbit from the story by Scott Reckard and Kim Christensen: The pilot of a private plane taking Nicholas and guests from Orange County to Las Vegas had to put on an oxygen mask because they smoked so much marijuana.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘tidbit’.
This is a list of my favourite words (phrases) in english, as a second language. I love them mostly because of how they sound and their meaning.
( personal list )
related (from me):
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Words with funny meaning, spelling or both.
quaint little words i wish to collect in a woven basket and frolic about with
Words that resemble the calls of frogs, toads and other garrulous amphibians. It helps if you say them a few times. And crouch down. Elbows out. With a fly on your tongue.
A companion list to Name Suggestions for Even Bigger SUVs and Trucks. :-)
Sounds best when you preface each word with "the."
Looking for tweets for tidbit.