tidbit
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Usage note
This word may also be spelled "titbit."
tidbit
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (piece of information)
a. dato
Here's an interesting tidbit about the koala bear. It's not a bear at all!Aquí hay un dato interesante acerca del oso koala. No es para nada un oso!
I learned an interesting tidbit reading an article about that actor. It turns out he speaks five languages.Aprendí un dato interesante leyendo un artículo sobre ese actor. Resulta que habla cinco idiomas.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (piece of gossip)
a. el chisme
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I've got a little tidbit for you about Clay, but nobody knows this yet.Tengo un chisme para ti sobre Clay, pero nadie lo sabe todavía.
b. el bochinche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I heard quite the tidbit about Paulina yesterday. Apparently she's been sleeping with Jose.Me enteré de un bochinche sobre Paulina ayer. Parece que está acostándose con José.
c. el cotilleo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I've got a juicy tidbit for you! I mean, you are going to freak!¡Tengo un cotilleo sabroso para vosotros! O sea, ¡vais a flipar!
3. (delicacy)
a. la bocado
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They were serving some tasty tidbits at the beginning of the party.Servían unos bocados muy sabrosos al principio de la fiesta.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning
Did this page answer your question?