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tittle Syllabification: tit·tle

Definition of tittle in English:


[in singular]
1A 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.
1.1 archaic A small written or printed stroke or dot, indicating omitted letters in a word.


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
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