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Definition of "tittle-tattle" [tit•tle-tat•tle]

  • Petty gossip; trivial talk. (noun)
  • To talk idly or foolishly; gossip. (verb-intransitive)

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 "tittle-tattle" in a sentence
  • "What these documents add is gossip and tittle-tattle between the negotiators."
  • "In lieu of direct experience, social tittle-tattle allows people to learn about others across a very wide group, the team say."
  • "Thanks for your company on this marathon day of tittle-tattle."