Definition of tortie in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɔːtiː/


A tortoiseshell cat: I currently have two torties and a calico as foster cats
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  • We just thought it was because she's a tortie and therefore … special.
  • I have a tortie named Pepper.
  • My vet takes no guff from snotty torties.


1940s: diminutive of tortoiseshell.

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