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Some people go through life trying to find out what the world holds for them only to find out too late that it's what they bring to the world that really counts. OR It's not what the world holds for you it's what you bring to it
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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old English titt. Compare teat.

Noun

Singular
tit

Plural
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  1. A mammary gland, teat.
  2. (slang, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A woman's breast.
    She's got an amazing pair of tits.
  3. (UK, pejorative, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) An idiot; a fool.
    Look at that tit driving on the wrong side of the road!
Quotations
  • (An idiot):
    • 2002, Dick Plamondon, Have You Ever Been Screwed,[1] iUniverse, ISBN 0-595-26199-X, page 234,
      “What did you say to the cops?”
      “I told them everything about the smuggling ring.”
      “Why the fuck did you do that?”
      “They were nice to me.”
      “They’re always nice to people they want to get information from, you dumb tit.”
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Etymology 2

Perhaps imitative of light tap. Compare earlier tip for tap (blow for blow), from tip, + tap; compare also dialectal tint for tant.

Noun

Singular
tit

Plural
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  1. (archaic) A light blow or hit (now usually in phrase tit for tat).

Etymology 3

Probably of Scandinavian origin; found earliest in titling and titmouse; compare Icelandic titlingur (sparrow), dialectal Norwegian titling (small stockfish).

Noun

Singular
tit

Plural
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  1. (archaic) A small horse; a nag.
    • 1759, he was resolved, for the time to come, to ride his tit with more sobriety. — Laurence Sterne, The Life & Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (Penguin 2003, p. 28)
  2. (archaic) A young girl, later especially a minx, hussy.
  3. A small passerine bird of the genus Parus or the family Paridae, common in the northern hemisphere.
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Derived terms

Danish

Adverb

tit

  1. often

Noun

tit n.

  1. glimpse

Faroese

Personal pronouns - Persónsfornøvn
Singular (eintal) 1. 2. 3. m 3. f 3. n
Nominative (hvørfall) eg hann hon tað
Accusative (hvønnfall) meg teg hana
Dative (hvørjumfall) mær tær honum henni
Genitive (hvørsfall) mín tín hansara hennara tess
Plural (fleirtal) 1. 2. 3. m 3. f 3. n
Nominative (hvørfall) vit tit teir tær tey
Accusative (hvønnfall) okkum tykkum
Dative (hvørjumfall) teimum
Genitive (hvørsfall) okkara tykkara teirra

Pronoun

tit

  1. you (plural)



Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [tʲɪtʲ]

Verb

tit

  1. to fall

Conjugation

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tit thit dtit
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From the English word teeth.

Noun

tit

  1. tooth

Torres Strait Creole

Etymology

From English teeth.

Noun

tit

  1. tooth

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