Definition of great tit in English:

great tit


  • A tit (songbird) with a black head and white cheeks, occurring in many different races from western Europe to eastern Asia.

    Parus major, family Paridae

    • ‘Passerines include great tits, blue tits, warblers, and sparrows.’
    • ‘The eggs and more commonly the young of blue tits, great tits, coal tits and nuthatches have all become victims.’
    • ‘Blackbirds, starlings, green finches, great tits, robins, collared doves and dunnocks are all included in Cumbria's top ten.’
    • ‘She adds that her own studies of reed warblers and great tits in Britain suggest that these vocal and visual begging cues are roughly of equal importance to parents.’
    • ‘Of the woodland species, they are studying chaffinches, great tits, blackbirds, robins, jays, tree pipits, and others.’