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ˈdɪt idit·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ditty(noun)

    a short simple song (or the words of a poem intended to be sung)


  1. ditty(Noun)

    A short verse or tune.

    The Acme mattress ditty has been stuck in my head all day.

  2. Origin: From ditie or dité, from ditier, from dictāre (participle dictatus).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ditty(verb)

    a saying or utterance; especially, one that is short and frequently repeated; a theme

  2. Ditty(verb)

    a song; a lay; a little poem intended to be sung

  3. Ditty(verb)

    to sing; to warble a little tune

  4. Origin: [OE. dite, OF. diti, fr. L. dictatum, p. p. neut. of dictare to say often, dictate, compose. See Dictate, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ditty

    dit′i, n. a song: a little poem to be sung. [O. Fr. ditie—L. dictātum, neut. of dictātus, perf. part. of dictāre, to dictate.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ditty in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ditty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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