Meaning of jitty in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdʒɪti/


Midlands English
  • A narrow passage between buildings, or a footpath enclosed on either side by parallel hedges, walls, or fences.

    ‘Burbage is good for walking, with lots of jitties and green spaces’
    • ‘I wish fire engines fitted down narrow Derby jitties’


Mid 19th century probably from the verb jetty ‘project or jut out’, from the way in which the passage projects within an otherwise enclosed area.