Definition of titivation in US English:

titivation

noun

  • See titivate

    • ‘Of course, we'll be so busy preparing for this damn party (final unpackings as we assemble newly arrived furniture, last-minute house and garden titivations, shopping etc), I'm not sure I'll have time to blog before Monday.’
    • ‘However it may be difficult to increase rental levels to any significant degree without some titivation of the building.’
    • ‘While I underwent the titivations, the suit had been pressed.’
    • ‘To ask who should be there is not just a protocol question for the titivation of social secretaries.’
    • ‘He stays in the kitchen, supervising the ‘pass’, where the plates get their final titivation before going to the waiters.’

Pronunciation

titivation

/ˌtitəˈvāSHən/