Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of tittivate.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Supper, coming after dinner, should consist of some gentle provocative; and therefore the tittivating art is again in requisition, and again — done honour to by Mr. and Mrs. Merrywinkle, still comforted and abetted by Mrs. Chopper.

    Sketches by Boz

  • Salvation Army jersey tittivating the six-pounder gun in the last little ship of the line.

    Stand By! Naval Sketches and Stories

  • Her mistress, tittivating the ribbons, ignored the question.

    Hocken and Hunken

  • "Nay, Bessie, I's been thrang as Throp wife, cleaning and tittivating."

    A Son of Hagar A Romance of Our Time

  • Supper, coming after dinner, should consist of some gentle provocative; and therefore the tittivating art is again in requisition, and again -- done honour to by Mr. and Mrs. Merrywinkle, still comforted and abetted by Mrs. Chopper.

    Sketches of Young Couples

  • "Dancing With The Stars" had viewers scrambling for a dictionary Monday night after Judge Bruno Tonioli called Pamela Anderson's Marilyn Monroe-inspired foxtrot "tittivating."

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • Watching us, "says she, cool as be-damned before the mirror, tittivating her low-cut bodice.

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

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