Definition of tittup in English:


Syllabification: tit·tup
Pronunciation: /ˈtitəp

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
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    • 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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