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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small insectivorous birds; Either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman; The small projection of a mammary gland.

Usage examples (21)
  • The Somalis on the CIA payroll engaged in tit-for-tat exchanges of kidnappings and assassinations with extremists.
  • This strategy is usually called tit-for-tat: You scratch my back, I scratch yours; you don't scratch my back, I don't scratch yours.
  • I recently read Axelrod's "Evolution of Cooperation" and was struck by how effective a long term tit-for-tat strategy would be politically.
  • American pipit, which some years ago was known as the tit-lark. for more
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