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[tiks] /tɪks/
plural noun, Informal.
1.
Origin
by shortening and alteration
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British Dictionary definitions for tix

tix

/tɪks/
plural noun
1.
(informal) tickets
Word Origin
C20: from tics, shortened from tickets
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Word Origin and History for tix
n.

short for tickets, by 1947, originally headlinese.

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tix

tickets
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