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tiddly

[tid-lee] /ˈtɪd li/
adjective, Chiefly British Slang.
1.
slightly drunk; tipsy.
Origin of tiddly
1885-1890
1885-90; origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for tiddly
Historical Examples
  • There was a chandelier from tiddly winks for the look of the thing, but of course she lit the residence herself.

    Peter and Wendy James Matthew Barrie
  • tiddly, widdly, widdly, Mrs. Tittlemouse; you seem to have plenty of visitors!

British Dictionary definitions for tiddly

tiddly1

/ˈtɪdlɪ/
adjective -dlier, -dliest
1.
(Brit) small; tiny
Word Origin
C19: childish variant of little

tiddly2

/ˈtɪdlɪ/
adjective -dlier, -dliest
1.
(slang, mainly Brit) slightly drunk
Word Origin
C19 (meaning: a drink): of unknown origin
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Slang definitions & phrases for tiddly

tick-tock

noun

A clock; also, by extension, the human heart: wind the tick-tock/ tick-tock is going strong at 70

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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