Origin of tidbitdialect, dialectal tid, small object + bit
- A bite-sized appetizer you get to try is an example of a tidbit.
- A tiny little bit of information revealed about an exciting new product is an example of a tidbit of information.
The definition of a tidbit is a small taste or morsel of something, such as food or information.
A choice morsel, as of gossip or food: “The book is chock-full of colorful tidbits about theater and theater people” ( Alec Guinness )
Origin of tidbitPerhaps obsoletedialectal tid tender bit 1
- Perhaps positive and perhaps negative, people just tend to sip it and then talk about a wine's character, composition, origins, the winery, and perhaps some juicy gossip tidbit about the winemaker.
- If you can't get enough of those quizzes that promise to give you insight into your soul or at least offer a tidbit about your personality that you may have missed, Blog Things is the place to go.
- Chances are, unless you are a dedicated fan who has worked out her schedule to be home at the same time every day of the week, you occasionally miss a tidbit or two.
- Lauren Conrad has repeatedly disputed this rumor, but here's a little tidbit that goes to the contrary of Miss Conrad's flat out denials of the show being at least partially scripted.
- He could lie and tell them he was a police officer or sheriff and maybe squeeze some tidbit of information about recently released mom Patsy, but surely Fitzgerald would find out and tank his election ambitions, if those aspirations weren't already six feet under.