There are 2 definitions of tiddly in English:

tiddly1

Line breaks: tid¦dly
Pronunciation: /ˈtɪdli
 
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adjective (tiddlier, tiddliest)

British informal
Slightly drunk: we were all a little bit tiddly
More example sentences
  • Oddly enough I found my hotel quite easily last night whilst slightly tiddly, but then got completely lost this morning.
  • Slightly tiddly, I mentioned my Neil Diamond thing.
  • I came in at 11.30, off the last bus, having been in the pub since I finished work at 4, so slightly tiddly.

Origin

mid 19th century (as a noun denoting an alcoholic drink, particularly of spirits): perhaps from slang tiddlywink, denoting an unlicensed public house. The current sense dates from the early 20th century.

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Pronunciation: ˈgəzəl
verb
eat or drink (something) greedily

There are 2 definitions of tiddly in English:

tiddly2

Line breaks: tid¦dly
Pronunciation: /ˈtɪdli
 
/

adjective (tiddlier, tiddliest)

British informal
Little; tiny: a tiddly little pool
More example sentences
  • It had taken 12 years to complete, yet contained a comparatively tiddly 55,000 biographies.
  • A decade on, that tiddly quarter-page diagram remains the only technical bit of the magazine.
  • ‘You're not seriously expecting me to photograph you with that tiddly chubby carp’ she said.

Origin

mid 19th century: variant of colloquial tiddy, of unknown origin.

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Word of the day guzzle
Pronunciation: ˈgəzəl
verb
eat or drink (something) greedily