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Meaning of "tik-tik" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TIK-TIK

tik-tik  [ˈtɪkˈtɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TIK-TIK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tik-Tik is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TIK-TIK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Aswang

An Aswang is a vampire-like mythical creature in Filipino folklore and is the subject of a wide variety of myths and stories. Spanish colonists noted that the Aswang was the most feared among the mythical creatures of the Philippines, even in the 16th century. The myth of the aswang is well known throughout the Philippines, except in the Ilocos region, which is the only region that does not have an equivalent myth. It is especially popular in the Western Visayan regions such as Capiz, Iloilo, Negros, Bohol, Masbate, Aklan, Antique and Siquijor. Other regional names for the aswang include "tik-tik", "wak-wak" and "sok-sok".

Definition of tik-tik in the English dictionary

The definition of tik-tik in the dictionary is a crystal form of methamphetamine used as a stimulant.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TIK-TIK


acoustic
əˈkuːstɪk
artic
ɑːˈtɪk
artistic
ɑːˈtɪstɪk
athletic
æθˈlɛtɪk
Atlantic
ətˈlæntɪk
authentic
ɔːˈθɛntɪk
automatic
ˌɔːtəˈmætɪk
democratic
ˌdɛməˈkrætɪk
detick
diːˈtɪk
diagnostic
ˌdaɪəɡˈnɒstɪk
domestic
dəˈmɛstɪk
dramatic
drəˈmætɪk
erotic
ɪˈrɒtɪk
exotic
ɪɡˈzɒtɪk
fantastic
fænˈtæstɪk
holistic
həʊˈlɪstɪk
plastic
ˈplæstɪk
romantic
rəʊˈmæntɪk
static
ˈstætɪk
stick
stɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TIK-TIK

tigrish
tigrishly
tigrishness
tigroid
Tihua
Tihwa
Tijuana
tik
tika
tikanga
tike
tiki
tiki tour
tikka
Tikkiny
tikoloshe
Tikrit
tiktaalik

WORDS THAT END LIKE TIK-TIK

batik
battik
Dubrovnik
komatik
machtpolitik
malik
naik
Nalchik
Pernik
realpolitik
Reykjavik
schtik
sheik
shtik
sik
Sputnik
Tajik
tik
tughrik
Weltpolitik

Synonyms and antonyms of tik-tik in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tik-tik» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TIK-TIK

Find out the translation of tik-tik to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tik-tik from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tik-tik» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

狄,狄
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tik - tik
570 millions of speakers

English

tik-tik
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

टिक - टिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تيك تيك -
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тик - тик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tik tik -
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Tik-Tik
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cliquetis
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tik-tik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

tik -tik
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ティック·ティック
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

TIK - TIK
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tik-tik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Tik Tik -
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Tik-TIK
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टिक-टिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tik-tik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tik tik -
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tik - tik
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тик - тик
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

TIK - TIK
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τικ - τικ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tik-tik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tik - tik
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tik - tik
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tik-tik

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TIK-TIK»

The term «tik-tik» is regularly used and occupies the 89.054 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TIK-TIK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «tik-tik» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «tik-tik» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tik-tik

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TIK-TIK»

Discover the use of tik-tik in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tik-tik and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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TIK-TIK, The Master of Time
No matter their polarities, and be they Nib-Nib, Dum-Dum or the penguins, in their opposition to Tik-Tik, they all stood together. 'I stood at one end,' Nib-Nib continued, 'the penguins at the far end. Dum-Dum stationed herself in the middle.
Musharraf Ali Farooqi
2
The Birds of British Columbia: Nonpasserines: Diurnal Birds ...
We spent ten days ... on the shore of Lake Lillian and we heard the distinctive tik- tik-tik-tik-tik of the Yellow Rail daily while there. This species used to be quite audible in the Gaetz Lakes bird sanctuary at Red Deer IAlberta] in earlier years, ...
Robert Wayne Campbell, Neil K. Dawe, British Columbia. Wildlife Branch, 1997
3
The End of Spring
Play! Tik, tik, tik, tik. Majid al- Qassam, let us hear your voice! Tik, tik, tik, tik. Majid al-Qassam, son of the revolution. Tik, tik, tik, tik. Majid al- Qassam, your nation is free. Tik, tik, boom, boom!" His father was struck with awe. Was all that applause ...
Sa?ar Khal?fah, 2008
4
Folk Songs of Many Peoples
Kad nedaleko Cujem iz preko Njesto cini: Tik -tik -tak, Tik -tik, tik -tik Tik- tik- tak, Tik- tik, tik -tik, tak. Sto podjoh dalj'e, Dodj'oh u polje, I smotrih livadu. Na livadi trava, Na nj'oj dieva spava Uznojena, rumena. Obi mi stanu, Noge mi klonu, Srdoe ...
Florence Hudson Botsford, 1921
5
The Suicide Octave
Now it'sstarted again. Itsounds like a sprinkler: tiktiktik tik tik shtshtshtshtsht. tik tik tik tik tik shtshtshtshtshtsht. It's almost soothing, except it'sstarting and stoppingatrandom intervals. Andit's adifferent rhythm thanthe crickets.tik tik cheep tikcheep ...
Mike Whistler, 2014
6
Tigers on the Beach
There is one sound that overpowers the others. Tik tik tik. It's thebug noise. Tik tik tik. I thinkofXander andhowhe never looks you in theeye. Tik tik tik. I thinkof how heobsesses about things, likenumbers and shapes and ideas. Tik tik tik. I think of  ...
Doug MacLeod, 2014
7
Vampires: A Field Guide to the Creatures that Stalk the Night
Just to confuse matters, sometimes, the Filipinos will not refer to this creature as an aswang at all but as a tik-tik or wak-wak (which is said to be a type of aswang). This is the name of a small owl-like bird that is often found around houses late at  ...
Bob Curran, 2012
8
Infant Speech: A STUDY OF THE BEGINNINGS OF LANGUAGE
APPENDICES. Age. Form. Circumstances. For some days past C has listened to F's watch ; F has often said tik tik tik in rhythm of ticking. 1;5,22 tik tik F sitting down. C spontaneously comes over to him, seizes lapels of coat and tries to push  ...
Lewis, M M, 2013
9
Tik-Tik the Ringtailed Lemur
Tik-Tik's name derives from the Malagasy word "Tikitike" which means "curiosity." And this ringtailed lemur (Lemur catta) is curious, especially about a good-smelling female in another troop.
Alison Jolly, Hantanirina Rasamimanana, Lemur Conservation Foundation
10
Pietro
Tik. . . Tik. . . The words repeated on his head like a time bomb ready to explode. Tik. . . Tik. . . Tik. . . Tik. . . Tik. .. His rich neighbors would find the mangled body of Emil on the next morning. He did experience something new, something really ...
Jojo Regalado, 2002

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TIK-TIK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tik-tik is used in the context of the following news items.
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Griekenland: En de klok zegt tik-tik - Hendrik Vos
vr 26/06/2015 - 14:46 Hendrik Vos Ook vandaag was er al weer een historische datum voor de onderhandelingen met Griekenland. Het maakt de auteur ... «VRT Nieuws, Jun 15»
2
Book review: Tik-Tik, The Master Of Time
Musharraf Ali Farooqi riffs off this idea in his new children's book, Tik-Tik, The Master Of Time. Tik-Tik is a child scientist frustrated by the limitations of his planet ... «Daily News & Analysis, Feb 13»
3
Children's literature: Musharraf Farooqi launches third children's book
Tik-Tik The Master of Time is a story of two children from the fictional planet Nopter, who are looking for a way to grow up quickly. The Express Tribune spoke to ... «The Express Tribune, Oct 12»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Tik-Tik [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tik-tik>. Dec 2019 ».
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