American English

Definition of tilde noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1the mark ( tilde  ) placed over letters in some languages to show how they should be pronounced, as in España and São Paulo
  2. 2(also swung dash) the mark ( tilde  ), used in this dictionary in some parts of an entry to represent the word in dark type at the top of the entry
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: tilde