Definition of tittle in English:

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tittle

Pronunciation: /ˈtɪt(ə)l/

noun

[in singular]
A tiny amount or part of something: the rules have not been altered one jot or tittle since
More example sentences
  • Every jot and tittle of civilized dining etiquette is but an act of civil religious piety.
  • I don't agree with every jot and tittle of his response, but I don't differ from it enough to write a separate post.
  • Laboring over every jot and tittle - the life work of our paper-pushing peace processors - is quite mad.
Synonyms
bit, tiny amount, scrap, shred, speck, iota, particle, ounce, whit, jot, jot or tittle, atom, crumb, morsel, fragment, grain, drop, hint, touch, trace, suggestion, whisper, suspicion, scintilla, spot, mite, modicum;
Irish  stim
informal smidgen, smidge

Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin titulus (see title), in medieval Latin 'small stroke, accent'; the phrase jot or tittle is from Matt. 5:18.

Words that rhyme with tittle

acquittal, belittle, brittle, committal, embrittle, it'll, kittle, little, remittal, skittle, spittle, victual, whittle

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: tit¦tle

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