tit
Pronunciation Noun

tit (plural tits)

  1. A mammary gland, teat.
  2. (slang, vulgar, chiefly, in the plural) A woman's breast.
    Synonyms: Thesaurus:breast
    • 2012, Caitlin Moran, Moranthology, Ebury Press 2012, p. 13:
      I have enjoyed taking to my writing bureau and writing about poverty, benefit reform and the coalition government in the manner of a shit Dickens, or Orwell, but with tits.
  3. (British, pejorative, slang) An idiot; a fool.
    Synonyms: Thesaurus:idiot
    Look at that tit driving on the wrong side of the road!
    • 2002, Dick Plamondon, Have You Ever Been Screwed, iUniverse, ISBN 0-595-26199-X, page 234,
      “What did you say to the cops?” / “I told them everything about the smuggling ring.” / “Why the fuck did you do that?” / “They were nice to me.” / “They’re always nice to people they want to get information from, you dumb tit.”
    • 2012 January 15, Stephen Thompson, "The Reichenbach Fall", episode 2-3 of Sherlock, 00:52:46-00:52:55:
      John Watson (to Sherlock Holmes): It's Lestrade. Says they're all coming over here right now. Queuing up to slap on the handcuffs, every single officer you ever made feel like a tit. Which is a lot of people.
  4. (UK, slang, derogatory) A police officer; a "tithead".
Related terms Translations
  • French: glande mammaire
  • German: Zitze, Euter (bovine)
  • Italian: tetta
  • Portuguese: teta, mama
  • Russian: моло́чная железа́
  • Spanish: teta
Translations Noun

tit (plural tits)

  1. (archaic) A light blow or hit (now usually in the phrase tit for tat).
Verb

tit (tits, present participle titting; past and past participle titted)

  1. (transitive or intransitive, obsolete) To strike lightly, tap, pat.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To taunt, to reproach.
Noun

tit (plural tits)

  1. A chickadee; a small passerine bird of the genus Parus or the family Paridae, common in the Northern Hemisphere.
  2. Any of various other small passerine birds.
  3. (archaic) A small horse; a nag.
    • 1759, [Laurence Sterne], chapter XII, in The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, volume I, 2nd (1st London) edition, London: Printed for R[obert] and J[ames] Dodsley […], published 1760, OCLC 976409157 ↗, page 66 ↗:
      {...}} he was reſolved, for the time to come, to ride his tit with more ſobriety.
  4. (archaic) A young girl, later especially a minx, hussy.
  5. A morsel; a bit.
Translations
  • Russian: конёк



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