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  • v. Alternative spelling of titivate; to spruce up.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See titivate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make neat, smart, or trim


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  • Willem nodded, and she went off to find her stole and to tittivate while I collected her winnings from the caissier and sauntered out of the salon to the entrance, my heart going like a trip-hammer, for I knew it was now or never.


  • Regular as clockwork — breakfast at nine — dress and tittivate a little — down to the Sir

    Sketches by Boz

  • If they excused her for half a second this would give her sufficient space to tittivate and smarten up.

    Love at Paddington

  • They hold up to the light, they tittivate, they muse and they adorn.

    Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918


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