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Definition of "pitty" [pitty]

  • Obsolete spelling of pity. (noun)
  • Pit bull terrier (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pitty" in a sentence
  • "Something very mysterious went on up there that afternoon, for Franz was hammering, and Asia trotting up and down, and Aunt Jo flying around like a will-o'-the-wisp, with all sort of things under her apron, while little Ted, who was the only child admitted, because he couldn't talk plain, babbled and laughed, and tried to tell what the "sumpin pitty" was."
  • "Of these children it is said in the inscription that some "were called into Heaven and the others into several marriages of good quality"; while of Dorothy Shurley it is prettily recorded (this, as we have seen, being a district rich in exemplary wives) that she had "a merite beyond most of her time, ... her pitty was the clothing of the poore ... and all her minutes were but steppes to heaven.""
  • "He says 'pitty' for pretty, and "Peeooh" for Winnie the Pooh."