Mitty \Mit"ty\, n. The stormy petrel. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Mitty — may refer to: Archbishop Mitty High School, a high school in San Jose, California John Joseph Mitty, fourth Archbishop of the Archdiocese of San Francisco Walter Mitty, a fictional character in James Thurber s short story The Secret Life of… …   Wikipedia

  • Mitty — adventurous daydreamer, 1950, from title character in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, short story by U.S. author James Thurber (1894 1961) first published in the New Yorker March 18, 1939 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Mitty — Mit|ty, Wal|ter the main character in a story by James Thurber called The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1932). He has a very ordinary life, but spends a lot of time imagining that he is a brave and important person living a dangerous and exciting… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Mitty — Mittyesque, Mittyish, adj. /mit ee/, n. See Walter Mitty. * * * …   Universalium

  • Mitty — n. Walter Mitty, fictional character in a story by James Thurber who daydreams about his adventures and triumphs; ordinary person who fantasizes that he is an extraordinary or heroic person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mittý — see mid þý …   Old to modern English dictionary

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  • Mitty Collier — Birth name Mitty Lene Collier Born June 21, 1941 (1941 06 21) (age 70) Birmingham, Alabama, United States Genres Soul, R B, gospel …   Wikipedia

  • Mitty, Guinea — Mitty   Sub prefecture and town   …   Wikipedia

  • Mitty, Walter — UK [ˈmɪti, ˈwɔːltə(r)] US [ˈmɪti, ˈwɔltər] noun [countable] Etymology From Walter Mitty , the main person in the short story The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by US writer James Thurber.… …   Useful english dictionary

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