Adjective "Tidbit" definition and examples

(Tidbit may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈtɪtbɪt/

Definitions and examples

noun

A small piece of tasty food.
  1. 'The beauty of dim sum is that lunch will involve no ordering, no waiting, just hot, tasty tidbits and a bottomless pot of restorative hot tea.'
  2. 'But no titbits of food - well, maybe just a couple of slithers of sliced chicken.'
  3. 'The menu reflects the current fad for small plates, but it does so in unusual and uncategorizable ways: Not strictly tapas or antipasti, these tidbits derive inspiration from around the globe.'
  4. 'Conversing and enjoying tidbits of food is the core of the Spanish character.'
  5. 'If the dog shows no aggression, reward it with a food tidbit or verbal praise.'
  6. 'Into the menu proper and next up are tidbits and finger food, all coming with Aloha's special table sauces.'
  7. 'We have a ten-inch-wide deck railing in back of our house that is perfect for setting out tidbits of food for the birds.'
  8. 'The famous Erdinger Weibbier beer was the star of the show and lots of great food was on offer including special German sausages and other tidbits that are traditional fare for Oktoberfest.'
  9. 'Toy breeds tend to lose their teeth at an early age (sometimes as early as three years) but the avoidance of commercial treats and titbits will preserve them for as long as is possible.'
  10. 'For some reason they put me in mind of ravenous guests back at the resort, cruising the stacked buffet counters for the tastiest titbits at lunchtime.'
  11. 'they were hoping for titbits about the family'
  12. 'Such football titbits always float to the surface on third-round day which remains the best, most hectic, interesting and fun day of the season - and this one was even more frenetic than usual.'
  13. 'To such an individual, everything is important - the little tidbits of information, news, gossip, and useless facts all are.'
  14. 'But there has been some interesting information, some tidbits to really take away from this.'
  15. 'There's only been two hours to pull out some tasty little tidbits, so bear with me as I produce daily reports.'
  16. 'There are lots of tidbits and sound bites from the convention.'
  17. 'Now, add all those specialised magazines, and you have a virtual feast of news, gossip, tidbits, and more.'
  18. 'Witnesses have come forward and given certain tidbits that we piece together.'
  19. 'This new magazine promises to be filled with interesting information, timely tidbits, and relevant research updates.'
  20. 'Our Charlie proved the most sought-after subject on the web after scurrilous allegations prompted a fact-starved UK public to scour the Net for tasty titbits.'
  21. 'After all, in her 1993 autobiography she disclosed one or two juicier titbits contained in the files, which she was allowed to see soon after the Wall came down.'

More definitions

noun

1. a delicate bit or morsel of food.

2. a choice or pleasing bit of anything, as news or gossip.

Origin

(tidbit)Mid 17th century (as tyd bit, tid-bit): from dialect tid ‘tender’ (of unknown origin) + bit.