tidge

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly a blend of tidbit and smidge.

Noun[edit]

tidge (plural tidges)

  1. (informal) A very small amount.
    • 1978, Colin Tudge, "Cold turkey", New Scientist, 21-28 December 1978:
      Cucumber left for half a day, with red peppers and soy sauce and a tidge of sea salt (which tastes nice) comes through fierce and maritime as a Yangtse pirate.
    • 2007, Christian Moerk, Darling Jim, Henry Holt (2009), ISBN 9780805092080, page 39:
      Before I knew it he had taken my hand and squeezed it, just a tidge, like a gentleman would.
    • 2008, Connie Bailey, True Blue, Dreamspinner Press (2008), ISBN 9781935192251, page 178:
      “Sorry if I'm just a tidge miffed over the dirty trick he played on me.”
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

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