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tidings Line breaks: tid¦ings
Pronunciation: /ˈtʌɪdɪŋz/

Definition of tidings in English:

plural noun

literary
News; information: the bearer of glad tidings
More example sentences
  • Few of the better-known Scots who managed to survive the cut could report such glad tidings.
  • They were the bearers to the world of glad tidings and great joy.
  • It said some workers had already returned to work and other workers will get letters telling them the glad tidings soon.

Origin

Late Old English tīdung 'announcement, piece of news', probably from Old Norse títhindi 'news of events', from títhr 'occurring'.

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