Definition of tortie in English:

tortie

noun

informal
  • A tortoiseshell cat.

    ‘I currently have two torties and a calico as foster cats’
    • ‘My vet takes no guff from snotty torties.’
    • ‘We just thought it was because she's a tortie and therefore … special.’
    • ‘The oldest is another tiny, shy tortie called Jess. She's a true lap cat and loves a fuss.’
    • ‘I have a tortie named Pepper.’
    • ‘If the mating was successful, we will be expecting some lovely babies in this litter, quite possibly torties, tortie tabbies and solids.’

Origin

1940s: diminutive of tortoiseshell.

Pronunciation:

tortie

/ˈtɔːtiː/