from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A choice morsel, as of gossip or food: "The book is chock-full of colorful tidbits about theater and theater people” ( Alec Guinness).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A tasty morsel (of food, gossip etc.)
  • n. A quarter of a byte (Half of a nibble).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A delicate or tender piece of anything eatable; a delicious morsel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as titbit.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small tasty bit of food


Perhaps obsolete and dialectal tid, tender + bit1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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