Tit"i*vate, 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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