Definition of bitty in English:

bitty

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɪti
 
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informal

adjective (bittier, bittiest)

1chiefly British Made up of small parts that seem unrelated: the text is rather bitty
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  • Reeking of cash-in, this bitty, piecemeal approach only served to fill in details of Croft's relationships with other characters, and was nothing more than a snack for fans of the series.
  • You can use a mixture of different finishes to distinguish the parking area from the pathway to the front door, but don't use more than three different surfaces or it will start to look bitty and disjointed.
  • Many of the issues the protesters raise - the environment, endemic poverty, redistribution from rich to poor - cannot be tackled at the level of bitty, fragmented states, no matter how well-meaning their governments.
Synonyms
disjointed, incoherent, fragmented, fragmentary, scrappy, piecemeal; inconsistent, unsystematic, jumbled; variable, varying, irregular, uneven, erratic, fitful, patchy
2 [usually in combination] North American Tiny: a little-bitty girl
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  • But Kansas City brings it all together with more than 90 barbecue joints - from little bitty eateries to full-blown, nothing-but-barbecue restaurants.
  • My great-great uncle's funeral was held in Winchester, this little bitty town outside of Giddings which is on the way to Austin.
  • Why doesn't the guy behave like a 45-year-old man instead of a little bitty boy?

Derivatives

bittily

adverb
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  • Ittily bittily across a rope tight and taut she could inch a shuffle of her stockinged feet edging across to the next level.
  • I record it and watch it at my leisure - which means rather bittily but at least I can now watch it!!
  • For more serious entertainment, I'd rather not read webcomics, simply because I can't handle plots unfolding that slowly (or rather bittily).

bittiness

noun
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  • Still, the fossil episode highlights an underlying bittiness, when Dark is suddenly referred to as ‘the man’, as if we have never encountered him before.
  • In moving towards biography you must have felt that journalism was insufficiently rewarded to provide a living and also that its bittiness was in itself too limiting?
  • The Empire Strikes Back, for all its bittiness, is a damn fine film, only ruined by proximity to and culpability for Return of the Jedi.

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