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Definition of "bitty" []

  • Informal Tiny. Often used in combination: a little bitty baby. (adjective)
  • Chiefly British Composed of small segments lacking cohesion; fragmented: "The play finally jerks its disjointed and bitty way to an arbitrary conclusion” ( Martin Hoyle). (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bitty" in a sentence
  • "The trouble with all of the mud being hurled at her is that it's so 'bitty' - none of it amounts to a hill of beans."
  • "It has a laxative effect, however it does not make your stools runny or bitty, which is a big down side of laxatives."
  • "There is a slightly 'bitty' start with the flashbacks to Cormac's childhood not providing a smooth introduction to the story, but once you leap over that hurdle the story progresses much more satisfyingly."