Definition of tittle-tattle in English:
Casual conversation about other people, typically involving details that are not confirmed as true; gossip: she would never listen to tittle-tattle about another girl
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- I reckon the gossip surrounding her breasts is just that - idle tittle-tattle.
- Despite this he added: ‘What's important to me is not who does a particular job but that we get the message across and I'm not going to get involved in tittle-tattle and gossip about who does what.’
- It's a strange combination of gossip and in-house tittle-tattle.
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Early 16th century: reduplication of tattle.
Words that rhyme with tittle-tattlepastel • Fremantle
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