Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of titivate.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 'Dancing With the Stars': What's so 'titivating' about Pamela Anderson?

    From Inside the Box

  • Pamela Anderson does Marilyn Monroe for 'titivating' performance

    Home

  • Judge Len Goodman described the foxtrot as 'titivating' and Bruno Tonioli said she exuded 'waves of sensuality.'

    Home

  • No, it's because it was the only day a professional did their eye make-up and showed them the extent of the woman they could be, if they only had someone with 15 years 'experience, on £200 an hour, following them around each day, titivating their eye sockets with 10 different brushes.

    Slap shtick: How not to put on make-up

  • I've had Sister MacKenzie titivating me up for you for the last half-hour.

    In Spite of Their Declaration of Bombs

  • He could imagine her titivating at a bow, or throwing sly glances at the spring buds that enticed through the schoolroom windows.

    Two Tales of Old Strasbourg

  • The door was opened, and a dozen small beings came in, and began to search for an earthen pitcher with water; there they remained for some hours, washing and titivating themselves.

    Welsh Folk-Lore a Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of North Wales

  • They would never dream of using such dubious words, but it was rather titivating to hear someone else use them – and a girl, at that.

    Rainbow Valley

  • They would never dream of using such dubious words, but it was rather titivating to hear someone else use them -- and a girl, at that.

    Rainbow Valley

  • While you were titivating yourself at the hotel at Carhaix, I was running round to see what information I could pick up.

    Huit coups de l'horloge. English

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  • "...here, if the day should prove as peaceful as they hoped, the Surprises meant to carry on with their titivating and above all to deal with the piebald blackstrake."
    --Patrick O'Brian, The Thirteen Gun Salute, 111

    March 3, 2008