Definition of tittup in English:

tittup

Line breaks: tit¦tup
Pronunciation: /ˈtɪtəp
 
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verb (tittups, tittuping, tittuped, or tittups, tittupping, tittupped)

[no object, with adverbial of direction] chiefly British
Move with jerky or exaggerated movements: Nicky came tittupping along in a rakish mood
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

late 17th century (as a noun): perhaps imitative of hoof-beats.

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