1. (also tee-tee, tiddy) a woman’s breast; usu. in pl.
|‘An Exmoor Courtship’ in Gent.’s Mag. June n.p.: Es wont ha’ my Tetties a grabbed zo [R].|
|Festival of Anacreon (1810) 77: Hushaby, wipe an eye, / Kissee pretty, suckee titty.et al. ‘Collin’s Seven Ages’ in|
|Cythera’s Hymnal 10: He thought it so pretty to play with her titty.|
|‘La Rose d’Amour’ in Pearl 9 Mar. 3: I was so much taken with [...] her immense large titties.|
|My Secret Life (1966) IX 1837: I beckoned to her [...] pleased with her opulent titties and massive hair.|
|Dead Bird (Sydney) 6 Sept. 1/2: Why is the opera of Boccaccio like the National Art Gallery? Because it contains a lot of nice ‘new ditties’.|
|Town-Bull 24: I kissed mouth, titties, belly, buttocks, thighs, slit.|
|School Life in Paris 15: The points of my ‘tiddies’ [...] stood up under the clever workings of their tongues.|
|Forbidden Fruit n.p.: My beautiful Mamma, do let me kiss your lovely titties?|
|Memoirs of Madge Buford 83: I lifted my plump titties out of my clothes and [...] he covered them with kisses.|
|Ulysses 704: Yes I think he made them a bit firmer sucking them like that so long he made me thirsty titties he calls them I had to laugh.|
|Call It Sleep (1977) 89: Cry baby, cry baby, suck yer mudder’s tiddy!|
|‘All Around Man’ [lyrics] Now I ain’t no milkman, no milkman’s son, / I can pull your titties ’til the milkman comes.|
|None But the Lonely Heart 64: Then you stood a chance of getting squashed between a couple of brides, young ones, so their behinds stuck in you and you could feel their titties rolling about.|
|Ginger Man (1958) 174: Did your mother come from Jesus / With her hair as white as snow / And the greatest pair of titties / The world did ever know.|
|Manchild in the Promised Land (1969) 31: His papa would take him off the titty and put him on the corn-liquor jug.|
|Pimp 80: Give me that scratch you had between your tiddies.|
|S.R.O. (1998) 78: ‘Take your hands off my titties’.|
|Ladies’ Man (1985) 117: The delicious gut-wrenching agony of the time in my life when titty was king and I never even knew girls had cunts.|
|Drylongso 231: What I really needed was some tiddy squeezin’ and pussy teasin’.|
|Cat’s Eye (1989) 93: It’s for pumping your titties up bigger, like a bicycle pump.|
|Homeboy 25: [of gay men] Men, bearded mostly [...] flashing flabby hairy titties squeezed in pushup bras.|
|Green River Rising 236: [They] pleaded with her to suck their cocks and show them her tee-tees.|
|(con. 1970s) King Suckerman (1998) 57: Young Asian girl with a fine set of titties like that.|
|Snitch Jacket 153: Pixilated black dots floated over their pubes and titties.|
|Running the Books 55: Bitch, I’m gonna cut your damn titties off.|
|Sellout (2016) 72: What I first loved about Marpessa [was] her unabashed inappropriateness. I guess I loved her titties too.|
|Blacktop Wasteland 202: A week ago, he was snorting coke off some hipster chick’s titty’.|
2. (also tittie) attrib. use of sense 1.
|Augie March (1996) 187: The street too was aphrodisiac, the honkytonks and titty photos, legs with sequins.|
|Strip Tease 35: You still workin’ at that tittie place?|
|Winter of Frankie Machine (2007) 107: You’re a mediocre cook and a night manager at a titty joint.|
|DN III:v 382: titty, n. A woman’s breast, a teat; also, milk from the breast.‘Word-List From East Alabama’ in|
|Hangover 156: Mother’s milk – that’s why it’s so sacred [...] Baby wants his titty.|
|Garden of Sand (1981) 17: ‘Want some titty, too?’ She waved her unoccupied breast at him.|
4. (W.I., also tittie, tittuh) a woman, as a term of address, lit. ‘sister’.
|Black Border 139: ‘Yaas, tittie! You talk trute!’ [Ibid.] 333: Tittie/Tittuh – sister (informal).|
5. in fig. use, a source of nourishment; also attrib.
|Disinherited 191: They got to have wet nurses in some of the factories to change didies and give titty to some of the kids they hire.|
|Christ in Concrete 127: He was the half-pint jerk-off, he was godson, he was the titty-drinker.|
|Carols of an Old Codger 121: Such guts for learning had the lad; / He took to Greek like babe to titty.‘Tom’ in|
|Call Me When the Cross Turns Over (1958) 240: Go and put some titty into her.|
|Rivethead (1992) 8: Most of their fathers were dedicated shoprats, shackled to some factory titty like hornets to honey.|
6. (US) a woman.
|Seeds of Man (1995) 260: Me ’n’ you’s got too much ta lose, Wood Eye, ta let a coupla perty titties throw us over onta th’ boney pile.|
(US) a striptease or lap-dancing bar.
|Native Tongue 143: Let’s go to a tittie bar.|
|High Concept 203: He wanted me to take him [...] to a titty bar.|
|Peepshow [ebook] Tim’s never been to a titty bar before.|
|Them (2008) 32: Been over to the titty bar on Piedmont Road.|
|Wire ser. 5 ep. 1 [TV script] It’s a sweetheart deal for a titty-bar owner with a big criminal history.‘More with Less’|
|Thrill City [ebook] I’d flaunted my modest jugs in most of the titty bars in the greater Melbourne area.|
|Alphaville (2011) 346: In the eighties titty bars [...] were grittier and generally a lot friendlier.|
|August Snow [ebook] My favorite ad—a titty bar in Romulus, Michigan, called Stump Grinders, ‘where our proud amputee military veterans always get half-price drinks and buffalo wings’.|
|Broken 32: ‘A white cop in a titty bar in the Ninth?’.‘Broken’ in|
a small or developing breast.
|Pain Killers 22: They [i.e. trans-sexuals] like to show off their titty beans.|
a baby’s feeding bottle.
|Coburg Leader (Vic.) 9 Nov. 4/1: The cads say they are going to give a ‘titty bottle’ a ‘teething neck lace’ and ‘a dummy’ to Oily Gammon.|
|Warwickshire Word-Book 245: Titty-bottle. An infant’s feeding-bottle.|
|Sydney Sportsman (Surry Hills, NSW) 7 Dec. 1/4: [He] had been weaned on pain-killer, or methylated spirit, sucked direct from the titty-bottle.|
|Christ in Concrete 109: Have you brought your titty bottle with the nipple?|
|Smoke in the Lanes 185: Where’s Kizzy’s titty-bottle?|
(US) a striptease club.
|Gutshot Straight [ebook] [H]e used his titty clubs to launder money from his drug operation.|
see under tit fuck.
(UK black) a consciously sexy young woman.
|Crumple Zone 140: You get a loada titty girls come down [...] Like bra, panty, mobi, wraps an’ disco powder.|
(US) a (softcore) pornographic magazine.
|Love Is a Racket 50: I read. And I’m not just talking about titty magazines.|
|Thrill City [ebook] A titty-mag hack whoi’d gone to the dark side and started reporting crime.|
(US) intercourse in which the man rubs his penis between the woman’s breasts.
|5000 Adult Sex Words and Phrases 209: titty oggy (Vulg.) Mammary Intercourse with the penis, by inserting it between the Breasts and pressing them around the shaft, then Coiting.|
a film, not actually pornographic, featuring bare female breasts.
|Guardian Rev. 8 Oct. 27: The chick flicks, the teen-centric titty pix, and all the other cinematic detritus.|
(US) dependent on someone (for money, work, protection, etc); thus off someone’s titty.
|Carlito’s Way 132: Your Uncle Dom is dead, you’re off his titty Rocco, you’re on your own.|
|(con. 1998–2000) You Got Nothing Coming 346: I, along with a thousand or so of my my cubicle world soulmates, resumed my rightful place at Ma Bell’s titty.|
(Aus.) to bet confidently.
|Lairs, Urgers & Coat-Tuggers 75: ‘You bet your sweet titties...ummm...life it was,’ said Big Oscar.|
(US black) to fight.
|Modern English 57: bumping titties (v): Fighting.|
|Thug’s Journal 10 Apr. [Internet] Any nigger perpetrates, I bump titties.|
see suck (the) hind tit under tit n.2
(US) to depend on, to act as a parasite towards.
|Carlito’s Way 88: You been sucking Earl’s titty all your life.|
see sugar tit under tit n.2
(US black) general derog. term; implication is of weakness, immaturity.
|S.R.O. (1998) 164: ‘Don’t need no titty-sucking pigs in here. I’m gonna kill this here thieving bastid all by my lonesome’.|
bad luck; thus tough tits, toots, a phr. of dismissal; also as n. (see cit. 2001).
|Short Stories (1937) 143: It’s just your tough tiddy, then.‘A Casual Incident’ in|
|Disinherited 162: I got a tough titty fer a job.|
|(con. 1920s) Studs Lonigan (1936) 246: That’s his tough tiddy.Young Manhood in|
|Thieves Like Us (1999) 6: I’ve had plenty of tough teaty in my day, but this is the toughest.|
|Seraph on the Suwanee (1995) 749: It would be tough titty at that.|
|Breakfast at Tiffany’s 93: Well, so tough titty.|
|Long Run (1983) 63: ‘Tough tit,’ Whiskers said.|
|Riot (1967) 71: Tough titty! We’ll bust her in the mouth.|
|Dear ‘Herm’ 259: ‘Tough titty’ I offer.|
|False Starts 154: Tough tit.|
|Dry Hustle 202: Well, tough tits, I’m off duty.|
|Nam (1982) 109: They never had any [...] evacuation plan. If we got overrun, it was just tough titties.|
|Dict. of Invective (1991) 388: Since added to with such common phrases as [...] tough titty, hard luck.|
|Great Mortdecai Moustache Mystery 121: ‘I’m completely stymied.’ ‘Tough titty.’.|
|Hooky Gear 60: Only tough titty the graves is all unknown soldiers.|
|OnLine Dict. of Playground Sl. [Internet] titty (tough... ) n. hard luck.|
|Panopticon (2013) 187: ‘I’ll fucking hate it. I’m not going.’ [...] ‘Tough titties’.|
|Finders Keepers (2016) 155: Doesn’t like it when the shoe’s on the other foot [...] Isn’t that just tough titty.|