Definition of tittup in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtidəp/

verb (tittups, tittuping, tittuped or tittups, tittupping, tittupped)

[no object] chiefly British
Move with jerky or exaggerated movements: Nicky came tittupping along in a rakish mood
More example sentences
  • Both look most delightful in their matching sets, especially when tittupping.
  • She has a wonderful habit, while trying to hide the escaped prisoner, of hitching up her skirt and tittuping across the stage in high heels.
  • Decked-out in plenitude of bling and leather, the models tittuped and slunk down the runway.


Late 17th century (as a noun): perhaps imitative of hoofbeats.

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Syllabification: tit·tup

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