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Meaning of TITIVATE

Pronunciation:  'titu`veyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  make neat, smart, or trim; "Spruce up your house for Spring"; "titivate the child"
 

TITIVATE is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: slick up, smarten up, spiff up, spruce, spruce up, tittivate
 
 See Also: beautify, embellish, prettify

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tit"i*vate\, Tittivate \Tit"ti*vate\, v. t. & i. [imp.
& p. p. {Titivated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Titivating}.] [Formed
from an uncertain source, in imitation of words in -ate fr.
L.]
To dress or smarten up; to spruce. -- {Tit`i*va"tion},
{Tit`ti*va"tion}, n. [Both Humorous]

      ``Come here, an' let me titivate you.'' He sat down
      beside her, and submitted to be dusted.
                                               --Quiller-Couch.

 

 

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